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North Iowa Man Involved in Deadly Crash in Southeastern Minnesota

A north Iowa man was involved a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Minnesota man

The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal wreck occurred at about 6:30 pm Saturday on Highway 44 near Indian Springs Road in Houston County.  An SUV driven southbound by 21-year-old Jacob Schiffner of Prior Lake, Minnesota was struck by a northbound semi truck operated by 59-year-old Aaron Souhrada of Lime Springs.

Authorities say Schiffner was killed and Souhrada was injured in the collision, road conditions were wet at the time, and both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office, La Crescent Police Department, and Caledonia fire and ambulance assisted at the scene in southeast Minnesota.

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Mark Pitz

News Director
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