8-year-old Girl Dies in Rollover 28 Oct 13

An 8-year-old girl was killed in a rollover accident on Highway 169 Sunday afternoon near Belle Plaine.

A car driven by 48-year-old Timothy Adams of Mankato was traveling northbound on 169 when the vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer. The driver of the truck, 62-year-old Walter Grewe of Brooklyn Park lost control of the vehicle and it rolled into the ditch and the trailer landed on top of the pickup. His passenger, and granddaughter, 8-year-old Laura Maloney of Pine City was pronounced dead at the scene.

Grewe and his other passenger, his 35-year-old daughter Erin Maloney of Pine City, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Adams was not hurt.

The incident happened just after 2pm.