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.