CARVER COUNTY, MN – A mother and daughter are dead after an icy crash near Waconia Nov. 15, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Misty Petschl, 34, of Waconia had been traveling west on County Road 10 near 102nd Street just after 3:30 p.m. when she lost control of her 2005 Dodge Caravan on the icy road and skidded into a 2002 GMC Yukon driven by David Splettstoeszer, 59, of Waconia.
Misty and her 6-year-old daughter, Jazmine, died after being transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. Misty’s 8-year-old son was listed in critical condition.
Splettstoeszer was traveling with his wife, Cindy, his 3-year-old granddaughter, and 80-year-old Jean Harms of Waconia. All four were transported to Ridgeview Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
At the scene of the crash, Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies were assisted by Ridgeview Ambulance, Waconia Fire and Rescue, and the Minnesota State Patrol.
All seven people involved in the accident were wearing seat belts or were fastened into appropriate child safety car seats.