Preston, MN (KROC-AM News) - The investigation into a deadly traffic crash has closed down a section of Highway 52 in Fillmore County for hours today.

The State Patrol says a 23-year-old Austin man was killed when his car collided with a milk tanker truck around 1 pm. Preliminary information on the wreck indicates the victim’s car was headed south and crossed over the centerline of the highway just south of Preston.

The name of the victim has not been released. The highway is expected to reopen within the hour.

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