MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man is dead and another has life-threatening injuries after a crash Wednesday in Rice County.
Authorities say 27-year-old William Elmer Potter, of Waterville, was traveling eastbound on Highway 60 in Warsaw Township. A van driven by a 40-year-old Cannon Falls man was traveling westbound on Highway 60 when he crossed the center line and collided with Potter’s vehicle.READ MORE: MN Rep. Ilhan Omar Visits Afghan Evacuees At Fort McCoy Calling It 'Uplifting' And 'Emotional'
Potter died in the crash. The 40-year-old was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: Man Dies In Lake Street Shooting Minnesota Families Soak Up Warm Weather With Fall Festivities
The Waterville Fire Department posted a message to their Facebook, saying Potter joined the department in January and “displayed all the characteristics of being a firefighter.”