CLOSINGS: View Closings

Rockford man in Minnesota crash

Semi hits car in Freeborn County.

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 8:56 PM

FREEBORN COUNTY, Minn. – Two people are injured after an Iowa truck driver hits a car in southern Minnesota.

The State Patrol says it happened on Interstate 35 in Freeborn County around 7:10 pm. Officials say Duwayne Francis Paulsen, 64 of Rockford, was driving a southbound semi when he moved from the left lane to the right lane and hit the rear of a 2002 Ford Taurus.

The driver of the car, Corey John Vanthomme, 37 of Faribault, and a passenger, Wendy Marie Hanetraaf, 38 of Faribault, suffered what are described as non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Paulsen was not hurt. The

State Patrol says all three were wearing their seat belts.

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene of this accident.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
46° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 40°
Albert Lea
Scattered Clouds
45° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 40°
Austin
Scattered Clouds
45° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 40°
Charles City
Broken Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Rochester
Clear
38° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 31°
Nice weather to start the week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Smoking & Coronavirus Recovery

Image

RPD Delivering Groceries

Image

Chris' Live Weather at Bear Creek Park in Rochester

Image

Chris' Live Weather from Bear Creek Park in Rochester

Image

Challenges facing junior college athletics

Image

Will golf return this season?

Image

DUI Numbers Decrease

Image

Salvation Army's Helps Protect Healthcare Workers

Image

Secretariat's 50th Birthday

Image

Sara's Midday Forecast - Tuesday

Community Events