MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 63-year-old Stewartville man faces life-threatening injuries after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a snowplow Monday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the incident occurred shortly before 6 a.m. on County Road 3 south of Highway 30 in Rock Dell Township, which is in Olmsted County.

There, a 2005 Buick LeSabre was traveling northbound when it lost control and collided with a snowplow actively plowing on the southbound lanes.

The driver of the Buick suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital. He has been identified as Michael Corcoran.

Authorities say Corcoran was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the snowplow, a 34-year-old Rochester man, was not injured.

Rock Dell Township is just southwest of Rochester.

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