47-year-old killed in Dakota County crash

A 47-year-old man was killed in a crash in Nininger Township in Dakota County Friday evening, according to an incident report from Minnesota State Patrol.

Brian Scot Bigalke was driving a Kia Rondo eastbound on Highway 55 when he crossed into the other lane and crashed into an oncoming Honda CR-V near Horner Avenue, authorities said.

Bigalke died at the scene.

The four occupants of the Honda were brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS photographer captured a law enforcement presence on the scene of the two-vehicle crash.

Rosemount Police Department, Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, Rosemount and Hastings Fire Departments and Life Link assisted in responding to the crash.

Highway 55 closed between Goodwin Avenue and General Sieben Drive due to the crash, but has since re-opened.