MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An Avon woman is dead after a wrong-way crash in Sherburne County Friday night.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened just before 11:30 p.m. on Highway 10 in Clear Lake Township.READ MORE: How Minnesota Schools Are Spending COVID Relief Money
A 31-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Altima westbound in the eastbound lanes of Highway 10 when she collided with a Ford F150 truck near the intersection of 100th Avenue Southeast.READ MORE: Girl Gifts Comforting 'Prairie Bears' To All Patients At Youth Psychiatric Hospital
The driver of the truck, 27-year-old Dustin James Gilyard of St. Cloud, suffered non-life threatening injuries. Investigators say he had been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.
The victim was later identified as Brittany Ranck of Avon. It is not clear why she was driving against traffic.MORE NEWS: Good Question: How Do They Make It Snow Inside U.S. Bank Stadium?
The state patrol is investigating.