One Killed, Another Seriously Injured in Crash Near Jordan
Jordan, MN (KROC-AM News)- A 92-year-old man is dead and a 60-year-old woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a two vehicle crash Thursday afternoon.
The State Patrol says Vernon Rutzen of Robbinsdale was traveling north on County Rd. 79 east of Jordan when he failed to stop for a vehicle traveling west on Hwy. 282 . The two vehicles collided in the intersection.
Rutzen was brought to a hospital where he died from his injuries. The westbound driver was identified as Lori Borchardt of Belle Plane. Troopers say Rutzen's vehicle caught on fire.