Head-on Crash East of Kandiyohi Injures S. Dakota Man 23 Oct 13

A head-on crash east of Kandiyohi Tuesday afternoon seriously injured a South Dakota man.

26-year-old Jordan Volkenant of Milbank, South Dakota had to be extricated from his vehicle and was flown to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment.

The Minnesota State Patrol says Volkenant was traveling westbound on Highway 12 and was being followed by the driver of a semi who said he witnessed the Volkenant vehicle drive in the eastbound lane and collide head-on with an oncoming pickup.  The pickup was driven by 29-year-old Kevin Vanvleet of Eden Valley.  Injuries to Vanvleet and his passenger, 18-year-old Jacob Kalkbrenner of Litchfield, were not indicated by the State Patrol.  Injuries to the the semi driver, a 54-year-old Fertile, Minnesota man, were also not documented by the State Patrol.

The crash happened just before 4pm and is under investigation.