(Chanhassen, MN/Minnesota News Network) — A Dassel man is dead after a head-on crash Thursday afternoon in Chanhassen.
The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says a van driven by 53-year-old James O’Brien of Chaska hit a guardrail, swerved into the oncoming lane and struck a car driven by 29-year-old Eli Russel. Russel died at the scene.
O’Brien was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
The cause of the fatal collision is still under investigation.