Richfield man killed in head-on crash with semi in Shakopee

  • Updated: November 23, 2013 - 6:30 PM

A 30-year-old Richfield man died after a head-on crash with a semitrailer truck early Saturday in Shakopee.

About 2:40 a.m., driver Raul Lopez-Cruztitla was headed east on County Road 101 in a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix when he collided head-on with a semi near the ramp onto Hwy. 169, according to the State Patrol.

Lopez-Cruztitla died at the scene. According to the State Patrol, it’s unknown whether he had consumed alcohol, but he was wearing a seat belt. The semi’s driver, a 55-year-old man from Prior Lake, wasn’t injured.

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