Maple Lake Teen Dies in Crash 24 Jul 13

A Maple Lake teen is dead after a three-vehicle crash in Wright County’s Chathan Township early Tuesday evening.

16-year-old Emma Rodelius died at the scene.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a car driven by Rodelius was northbound on Dempsey Av NW when she pulled out in front of and collided with a dump truck being driven by 56-year-old Scott Quady of Sandstone.  Quady was not injured.  The dump truck was eastbound on Wright County Road 35.  The Rodelius car then collided with a vehicle traveling westbound on County Road 35.  That vehicle was driven by 49-year-old Kenneth Hartneck of Howard Lake.  Hartneck was taken to Allina Hospital in Buffalo for treatment of unknown injuries.

The crash happened just after 5:30pm.