KROC-AM logo
Get our free mobile app

La Crescent, MN (KROC-AM News) - An elderly Caledonia woman was killed in a late morning crash in La Crescent.

The State Patrol says 84-year-old Lucille Petersen was a passenger in a car that collided with a semi-truck on Highway 61 just after 11 AM. Her husband, 87-year-old John Petersen, was driving and was traveling east on a city street when the car collided with the truck as it was headed south on Highway 61.

He was transported to a La Crosse hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the Iowa man driving the truck was not hurt. The State Patrol report on the crash notes the victim was not wearing a seatbelt.

News Update:  At Least 15 Killed in California Traffic Wreck

Top 30 Jobs With the Most Openings in Minnesota

More From KROC-AM