Aluminum isn’t new to the auto industry, but this is the first time it will cover the entire body of such a high-volume vehicle.
A St. Paul man is dead after a head-on crash in Olivia on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fatal accident occurred at 1 p.m. on Highway 212 near Highway 71 in Renville County. A 1999 Volkswagen Passat, driven by 55-year-old Bu Shwe, collided with a 2011 Dodge Ram, driven by Michael Traxler, age 31. Shwe was killed in the crash. Traxler, of Long Prairie, was unharmed, as was his passenger, 18-year-old Hope Nue of Granite Falls.
One person is dead after a Dodge Ram truck broadsided a Toyota Prius Saturday afternoon in Pine County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened at 2:45 p.m. on Highway 70 at Government Road in Rock Creek. Forty-eight-year-old Danny Kitterman of Waite Park allegedly ran a stop sign in his truck while traveling northbound on Government Road. He broadsided the driver of the Prius, who was traveling westbound on Highway 70.
A 63-year-old woman died after suffering injuries Thursday in a head-on crash on an icy highway in northern Minnesota, the State Patrol says.
One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cass County late Sunday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened about three miles east of Remer.
Authorities are asking the public’s help in finding a missing man.