8-Year-Old Killed in Belle Plaine Horse Trailer Crash

Updated: 10/28/2013 6:04 AM
Created: 10/27/2013 7:53 PM
By: Leslie Dyste

An 8-year-old girl is dead after a crash in Scott County on Sunday afternoon.

The crash occurred between two vehicles on northbound Highway 169 at Blakeley Trail in Belle Plaine just after 2 p.m.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Honda Civic was slowing down on the highway when it was rear-ended by a Ford truck. The truck, which was pulling a horse trailer, lost control and rolled into the ditch. The horse trailer landed on top of the truck.

Laura Maloney, who was a passenger in the truck, has died.

Walter Grewe, 62, of Brooklyn Park was driving the truck. Details on his injuries have not been released.

Erin Maloney, 35, of Pine City was also a passenger in the truck. She suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash.

At this point, additional details have not been released.

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