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Update: West Concord man killed in Goodhue crash

A two-vehicle crash near Goodhue resulted in two people being transferred for medical care on June 26, 2018. The blue Chevy was turning left from Highway 58, resulting in crash with the grey Ford. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 4
Emergency responders examine a vehicle involved in a crash at Highway 58 and County Road 9 in Goodhue on June 26, 2018. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 4
A headlight from one of two vehicles involved in a crash in Goodhue on June 26 waits to be picked up. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 4
This blue Chevy pickup was headed north on Highway 58 and turned left onto County Road 9 when it was struck by a gray Ford pickup, authorities said. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 4

UPDATE: The driver of the Chevy pickup died Tuesday, June 26. The man was identified as Roger Ray Herrick, 64, of West Concord, Minn. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to Minnesota State Patrol.

Original story:

Two people were transported to the hospital following a two-car crash at the intersection of Highway 58 and County Road 9 in Goodhue Tuesday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a blue Chevy pickup was northbound on Highway 58 and turned left onto County Road 9 when it was struck by a gray Ford pickup heading south on Highway 58. The state trooper reported the Chevy failed to yield before turning left.

The driver of the Chevy was alone, and when State Patrol arrived at the scene, the driver was outside the vehicle. The trooper could not confirm if the driver had been ejected or had exited the vehicle on his own.

The driver was transported to Mayo Clinic. One passenger in the Ford was also transported to the hospital.

The names of the drivers were not available at press time.

Emergency vehicles from the Goodhue Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Goodhue County Sheriff's Office and Zumbrota ambulance responded to the crash.

Steve Gardiner

Steve Gardiner taught high school English and journalism for 38 years in Montana and Wyoming.  He started working at the Republican Eagle in May 2018.  He focuses on features and outdoor stories.  

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