An SUV passenger died in a two-vehicle crash in central Minnesota Wednesday afternoon after the SUV’s 92-year-old driver failed to obey a stop sign.
The collision occurred at 1:34 p.m. Wednesday in Otter Tail County at Hwy. 210 and County Road 73, about 20 miles west of Staples, according to the State Patrol.
Adrianne Kashale, 28, hometown unknown, was driving a 2015 Toyota Camry west on Hwy. 210 and hit the 2010 Lincoln MKX SUV as it ran a stop sign and entered the intersection on southbound County Road 73, the patrol said. Roland H. Larson, 92, of Rush City, was driving the SUV.
Gloria Mae Larson, 87, a passenger in Larson’s car, died after being taken to St. Cloud Hospital. Roland Larson was also taken to the hospital with noncritical injuries.
Kashale and her passenger, Gary B. Kashale, 31, were taken to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena with noncritical injuries.
All involved were wearing seat belts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, the patrol said.