Head On Crash In Rice County Claims Life Of An Iowa Woman
Just after midnight Sunday, authorities responded to a head on crash on Highway 19 and Bagley Avenue in Webster Township.
A Volkswagen EOS travelling westbound on Highway 19 collided head on with a Lincoln Navigator going east in the westbound lane. Killed in the crash, according to the State Patrol report, was Kacy Elizabeth Merseal, 29, of Des Moines, Iowa. She was driving the Volkswagen. The State Patrol will release information later about a passenger in her vehicle from Story City, Iowa. Merseal was wearing a seat belt and no alcohol was detected.
The driver of the Navigator was identified as Brandon Patrick Dellwo, 29, of Shakopee. He was taken to Northfield Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and alcohol was detected.
Other agencies responding included Rice County Sheriff, Lonsdale Fire/Rescue, North Memorial Ambulance, MnDOT.