74-Year-Old Woman Killed in Crash Near Hastings

74-Year-Old Woman Killed in Crash Near Hastings Photo: KSTP

August 09, 2018 02:13 PM

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a fatal collision near Hastings Wednesday night that involved two vehicles and a motorcycle. 

According to the incident report, the collision occurred around 10:30 p.m. at Highway 61 and Highway 361.


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The State Patrol said a Chrysler 200 was southbound on Highway 316 when it crossed into Highway 61 and hit a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The Chrysler was then struck by a southbound Cadillac. 

The incident report said the Harley Davidson was occupied by 63-year-old Thomas Lynn Otte and 74-year-old Patricia Ann Otte from Randolph. Patricia was killed in the crash, according to State Patrol, while Thomas was transported to St. Marys Rochester with life-threatening injuries. Neither person was wearing a helmet, State Patrol said.

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The driver of the Chrysler, identified as 44-year-old Heather Marie Miller-Nellermoe, suffered life-threatening injuries, according to the incident report. Her passenger, identified as 45-year-old Aaron John Schultz, suffered injuries that are not considered life-threatening. 

The occupants of the Cadillac did not suffer injuries. 


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