Northfield man dead following crash with semi

Authorities say one person is dead following a crash Monday morning in Rice County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, troopers were called to the intersection of Minnesota Highway 3 and Honeylocust Drive in Northfield shortly before 10 a.m. for a crash.

The State Patrol’s incident report states a Freightliner straight truck that was traveling north on Highway 3 and a westbound Pontiac G6 collided at the intersection.

The report states the driver of the G6, identified as 83-year-old Gerald Paul Maas of Northfield, died.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Freightliner wasn’t injured.

Authorities haven’t stated what led up to the crash.

There were no passengers listed in either of the vehicles.