Fatal Crash/Meeker County 03 Jul 13

A Winsted man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Meeker County yesterday (Tuesday).

The Sheriff’s Office says just before 6 p.m., 73-year-old Hubert Haekenkamp was driving a pickup that was pulling a farm implement, when he left 230th Street, half a mile west of Highway 22, and went into the ditch. Haekenkamp drove through the ditch, hit some brush, and crashed in a drainage ditch, where he was found. He was the lone occupant of the vehicle.