Rochester semi driver in deadly collision

It happened just after 11:30 am Friday in Wabasha County.

Posted: Feb 8, 2019 6:58 PM

WABASHA COUNTY, Minn. – The Minnesota State Patrol says a Rochester semi driver was involved in a fatal collision Friday morning.

It happened around 11:35 am on Highway 61 in Wabasha County. The State Patrol says a 2003 Ford pickup truck driven by a 58-year-old man from Lake City crossed the center line near mile marker 70 and hit head on with a semi driven by a 58-year-old man from Rochester.

The names of the drivers and a passenger in the pickup truck are expected to be released Saturday.

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