McLeod County tractor crash kills 92 year old Hector man

MCLEOD COUNTY – A Hector man is dead after the vehicle he was in collided with a Kenworth tractor Wednesday morning in McLeod County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Buick Encore, driven by 85-year-old Jean Alice Anderson, was headed eastbound on 150th Street in Lynn Township, when it crashed in the intersection at Highway 15 with a southbound tractor at approximately 10:32 a.m.

Passenger Marcel Jerome Mathison, 92, was killed. Anderson, also from Hector, was transported to Hutchinson Health Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The tractor driver, 39-year-old Matthew Jay Wilder of Alexandria, wasn’t hurt.

Officials say the roads were wet at the time of the crash, and that everyone in the crash was wearing seatbelts.


One comment

  1. Steve Soeffker says:

    The fatal accident involved a KENWORTH SEMI TRACTOR-TRAILER, not a “farm tractor”

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