Darwin man killed in crash

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – A 62-year-old Darwin man was killed Saturday when the 2008 Ford Escape he was driving northbound on Highway 15 collided with the rear right side of a planter being pulled by a tractor that had just pulled out from a field approach to travel north on Hwy. 15. The crash took place near the intersection of Highway 15 and 180th St,  in Collinwood Township in Meeker County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The tractor was driven by Peter Elvin Peterson, 56, of Dassel.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and Dassel Fire Department also responded to the scene.

The identity of the driver of the Ford Escape has not yet been released.

UPDATE – The state patrol has identified the victim as Kevin Scott Erickson.

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