Authorities say snowy road conditions factor in fatal Dunn County crash

Authorities say snowy road conditions factor in fatal Dunn County crash Photo: MGN.

Updated: October 22, 2020 01:30 PM
Created: October 20, 2020 07:03 PM

Update: The deceased victim has been identified as Zekia Hodgson and the injured victim was identified as Jason Duncan.

Authorities are saying snowy road conditions were a factor in a Dunn County crash that killed a 27-year-old woman. 

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of a crash on State Highway 25 south of Wheeler just after 2 p.m.

Minnesota State Patrol: Over 340 crashes, another 345 spinouts during snowstorm

An investigation found a Chrysler Sebring was southbound on Highway 25 when it lost control on the road, crossed the center line and was struck by a Ford F350 pickup. 

The driver of the Sebring had to be extricated from the vehicle. She was later pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff’s office. 

Along with snowy road conditions, the conditions of the tires on the Sebring are also being considered a contributing factor in the crash.

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