LA CRESCENT, Minn. – A North Iowa semi driver is involved in a fatal collision in southeastern Minnesota.
The Minnesota State Patrol says Martin Nolt Hurst, 73 of Lime Springs, IA, was driving a semi south on Highway 61 and John Nockoli Petersen, 87 of Caledonia, was eastbound on 2nd Street in La Crescent when they collided in the intersection around 11:09 am Tuesday.
John Petersen suffered a non-life threatening injury and the State Patrol says his passenger, Lucille Ann Petersen, 84 of Caledonia, was killed. The State Patrol says Lucille Petersen was not wearing a seat belt.
The Houston County Sheriff’s Office, La Crescent police and fire, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation assisted with this accident.