MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials have identified a 16-year-old boy who died Thursday afternoon in a Winona County crash. Two others were injured.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened just after 1 p.m. on Highway 74 at County Road 39 in Elba Township.READ MORE: More Than 400 Crashes & Spinouts On Minnesota Roads Amid Saturday's Snow
Investigators say Elliot Michael Swart, who was driving a Toyota Corolla, didn’t stop at a stop sign while traveling eastbound on CR 39. A pickup truck heading southbound on Hwy. 74 struck the Toyota in the intersection.READ MORE: Hockey Day Minnesota 2023 To Be Held In White Bear Township
Swart, who is from Eyota, was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: 2 Teenagers Accused In Over A Dozen Metro Area Carjackings
The driver of the pickup truck and one of his passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash. Three other passengers, ranging in age from 10 to 15, were not hurt.