MEEKER COUNTY – According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a crash between a semi and an automobile occurred at 8:49 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Highways 12 and 15, near Dassel.
The semi was northbound on Highway 15, and a GMC Sierra was eastbound on Highway 12. The vehicles collided at the intersection. One person was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance, and two people were transported by personal vehicle to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Duane Lyle Mattson, 57, of Dassel, was the driver of the 2001 STLG STE tandem semi. He was taken to the Hutchinson hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Mattson had been wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The passenger in the Sierra was Mary Ann Nyquist, 82, also of Cokato. The Nyquists were transported to the hospital in Hutchinson with non-life threatening injuries. Both individuals had been wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.