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Fatal crash reported Thursday in Olmsted County (updated)

Fatal crash reported Thursday in Olmsted County (updated)

A fatal crash was reported Thursday afternoon in rural Olmsted County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened just after 3 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 42 and County Road 9, north of Eyota. 

A man driving an SUV was struck broadside by a driver in a dump truck. The driver of the SUV, 31-year-old Andrew Johnson of Kellogg, was killed on impact.

The driver of the dump truck was not injured, notes a crash report. 

The fatal crash came just a week after another serious crash at the same intersection. Eyota Mayor Tyrel Clark has called for a review of the site.

 

 
 

 

Note: Location on map is approximate


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