Sunday, September 22, 2019

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Straight River crash victim from New Richland

The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim of Monday’s pick-up crash into the Straight River south of Owatonna as a 71-year-old New Richland man. His name will not be released until Tuesday morning.

The man was driving a 2013 Toyota Tundra Pickup when it went off I-35 and into the Straight River. The patrol said the vehicle left the roadway and broke through the guard rail before entering the river. The vehicle was submerged when emergency personnel arrived. 

After hours of searching and recovering the man’s body, the patrol determined he was traveling alone.

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Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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