A semitrailer truck collided with a pickup truck making a U-turn Wednesday morning west of Chaska, and the driver of the smaller vehicle was killed, authorities said.
The crash occurred about 10 a.m. in Dahlgren Township on Hwy. 212 between Carver County Road 43 and Jonathan Carver Parkway, according to the State Patrol.
The pickup driver was identified as Bonnielee Pope, 75, of Norwood Young America. Pope died at the scene.
The semi driver, Trevor L. Hogan, 43, of South St. Paul, survived his injuries.
Pope was making a U-turn after stopping on the right shoulder along westbound Hwy. 212 in an attempt to head in the opposite direction, and the big rig struck the pickup, the patrol said.