Gibbon Man Dies in Crash 31 Dec 12

A Gibbon man was killed in a head-on crash in Mower County Saturday night. 61-year-old David Rettmann died at the scene. The State Patrol says alcohol was detected.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 29-year-old Rochester man, was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in critical condition. His name hasn’t been released. Two passengers in his vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The Patrol says Rettmann was traveling southbound on Highway 63 when he hit the oncoming vehicle just after 11pm. The investigation continues.