A 23-year-old Dassel man is dead after a two-vehicle crash east of Dassel Monday morning.
23-year-old Kristofor Tanner died at the scene.
The State Patrol says the crash happened shortly after 7am on Highway 12 east of Meeker County Road 6, which is just east of Dassel. The Patrol says the victim was driving a car westbound on Highway 12, crossed the centerline, and hit an oncoming semi. The driver of the semi, 50-year-old Bruce Resch of Royalton, was not injured.
Traffic on Highway 12 east of Dassel was closed for a time because of the crash.