Mankato Man Killed in Wrong Way Crash
Le Sueur, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Control is investigating a deadly wrong-way crash that occurred last night on Highway 169 less than a mile from the historic William W. Mayo House in Le Sueur.
A preliminary report on the crash indicates 65-year-old Howard Sweiger of Mankato was killed when he entered the northbound lanes of Highway traveling south and collided with a semi-truck headed in the opposite direction just after 8:30 p.m. the 40-year-old St. Louis Park man driving the truck was transported to the hospital in Le Sueur with nonlife-threatening injuries.
The State Patrol report indicates alcohol was not involved in the crash, which remains under investigation.
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