MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 16-year-old driver is dead after a semi-truck crossed the centerline of an Otter Tail County road early Thursday morning, a source tells WCCO.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 6 a.m. Thursday on Highway 210 near 469th Avenue in Vining.READ MORE: Hospitality, Travel Industries See ‘Glimmers Of Hope’ For Job Return, Economic Recovery
Sources say the victim was a Henning Secondary School student who was driving a Chevrolet Impala to the school to lift weights. The semi struck the teen head-on.READ MORE: Next In Line For Vaccine Will Be Minnesotans With Certain Underlying Conditions, Food Processing Workers
The state patrol identified the semi driver as 34-year-old Jason Rudolf Vadner from Wheaton. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The crash is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Petition To Rename Section Of Highway In Chanhassen After Prince Gets 1,300+ Signatures
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