MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was involved in a fatal head-on crash that left one dead near Little Falls Monday.
Investigators say 70-year-old Lana Jen Nornberg, from Little Falls, was driving the wrong way in a Suburu on Highway 10 when she sideswiped a semi at about 4 p.m.
Nornberg then hit a Ford Escape head-on, killing passenger Dolores Ann Mickow, 86, from Wabasha.
The driver of the Ford — 52-year-old Patricia Ann Gerchy, from Bemidji – suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The two occupants of the semi — 38-year-old driver John Hulst and 28-year-old Kayla Sue Barth, both from Viking — were not hurt.
Nornberg suffered non-life threatening injuries. Investigators say she was driving while intoxicated.
The state patrol is investigating.