Cologne Man Dies in Crash 09 Jul 14

A Cologne man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Carver County Monday evening.

81-year-old Godfrey Widmer was taken to HCMC where he was pronounced dead.

The State Patrol says Widmer was driving on Carver County Road 153, entered the intersection of Highway 284, and was hit broadside by a vehicle traveling southbound on Highway 284. That vehicle was driven by 28-year-old Eric Hedin of Waconia. He was taken to HCMC for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 7pm.