Fatal Crash East of Willmar 06 Jan 14

Ice on roadways contributed to numerous spinouts, rollovers and crashes over the weekend including a fatality Saturday afternoon east of Willmar.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Kandiyohi man died in a collision of two trucks shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday on 15th Avenue Southeast(County Road 23), about a quarter-mile west of County Road 9.

Two passengers, a 37-year-old woman and 7-year-old boy, were transported by Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Their condition was not available.

The second truck was driven by a 37-year-old Willmar man who was headed west on 15th Avenue when his vehicle lost control on the icy roadway, crossed the center line and collided with the other truck. His condition was unknown also.

Names have not been released.