Hanska Man Hit by Truck Dies 19 Oct 11

A Hanska man was hit by a truck and killed on Highway 15 near New Ulm Tuesday morning.

65-year-old Daniel Hegler died at the scene.

Authorities say Hegler was reportedly walking southbound on the northbound side of the highway when he was hit by a northbound semi tractor-trailer at about 9:15am near the intersection with Highway 68 just south of New Ulm.

The driver of the semi, 61-year-old Gene Walters of Hanska, was not injured.