MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 65-year-old Fairmont man was killed and three others were injured after a head-on crash in Watonwan County near Lewisville on Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Authorities identified the man as Gary R. Fenrich. Two 16-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man were transported to a hospital, treated and released.READ MORE: How Does Monkeypox Compare To COVID-19?
The accident happened just before 11 a.m. Saturday on Highway 15 south of Highway 60 in Watonwan County. According to the State Patrol, Fenrich was driving a 2003 Ford Escape northbound on Highway 15 when a 2006 Toyota Prius, with the three teenagers inside, was traveling southbound and crossed over the center line.READ MORE: How Program To Help Kids Struggling With Anxiety, Depression Is Putting A Song In Their Hearts
It created a head-on collision. Authorities pronounced Fenrich dead at the scene. The State Patrol said a juvenile was driving the Prius, and their name will not be released. The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation.MORE NEWS: Mother Charged In Eli Hart's Death After Body Found In Trunk Shot Multiple Times
Madelia Police and the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Minnesota State Patrol at the scene.