A 38-year-old driver from Clear Lake, Minn., was killed and a passenger in his car was critically injured late Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Rockville, Minn., in Stearns County.
The man, whose name has not been released, was driving a 2000 Buick Park Avenue north on County Road 8 at 10 p.m. when he failed to yield at a stop sign at Hwy. 23, according to the State Patrol. The Buick was struck by a 2008 Suzuki XL7 headed east on Hwy. 23.
The man died at the scene. His passenger, Samantha Ann Mcculloch, 30, of Clear Lake, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, the patrol said.
The driver of the Suzuki, Abdikahin Osman Abdi, 30, of St. Cloud, was taken to the hospital with noncritical injuries.
All involved were wearing seat belts, and alcohol was not a factor, the patrol said.