One person was killed Monday afternoon when a pickup truck and a van collided head-on on Hwy. 55 near Buffalo in Wright County, authorities said.

The State Patrol said the driver of the pickup, Shane D. Christian, 19, of Buffalo, was driving west near Eaken Avenue SE. when he crossed the centerline and collided with an eastbound van. The van driver was killed. That person has not been identified.

Christian had noncritical injuries, the patrol said.

The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. More information is expected to be released Tuesday.

Pat Pheifer