SEVERE WX: Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Man charged after January semi accident that hit Lyle school

A man driving a semi that hit a school in January has been charged with failure to drive with due care.

Posted: May. 24, 2018 10:45 AM

LYLE, Minn. – A man driving a semi that hit a school in January has been charged with failure to drive with due care.
Jeffrey Krohls, 52, of Plato, Minnesota, has been charged in Mower County after the January accident that left the front of the semi inside the school.
Read more on the accident here. 
The semi driven by Krohls was behind a Chevy Malibu driven by 49-year-ikd Tina Corporon, of Austin.
Corporon’s vehicle was braking to make a left turn and was rear-ended by the semi, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
After the collision, the semi crossed the northbound lane, went through the ditch and struck the Lyle school building.
The impact of the from the semi injured at least one student in the building.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
18° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 3°
Albert Lea
Overcast
18° wxIcon
Hi: 21° Lo: 7°
Feels Like: 9°
Austin
Clear
19° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 9°
Charles City
Overcast
19° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 11°
Feels Like: 8°
Rochester
Overcast
17° wxIcon
Hi: 19° Lo: 9°
Feels Like: 9°
Despite a southward tracking system, snow chances linger into the night.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

US Sen. Grassley says he doesn't support transgender military ban

Image

Essential oils being used at Mayo Clinic

Image

Winterizing your vehicle

Image

Commuters dealing with winter weather

Image

Counterfeit bills making rounds in Rochester

Image

Iowa has lowest unemployment rate in the country

Image

Your Tuesday Morning KIMT StormTeam 3 Weather Forecast

Image

Tuesday weather forecast

Image

My Money - Financial advise

Image

Dr. Oz - How to get more sleep

Community Events