3 killed in head-on collision near Mankato 17 Mar 14


ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says three people are dead and three others injured after a head-on crash on a highway between St. Peter and Mankato.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Sergeant Jesse Grebow says a Dodge Caliber crossed the centerline Sunday and collided with a Ford F-150 pickup. It happened on Highway 169.

Thirty-six-year-old Lindi Paul of St. Peter and her 5-year-old daughter, Emma Paul, were killed. They were in the Caliber, which Lindi Paul was driving.

Sixty-five-year-old Michael O’Boyle of Marion, South Dakota also died. He was driving the pickup.

The newspaper reports that a 4-year-old Minnesota girl in O’Boyle’s pickup sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital. The other passengers – a woman and an 8-year-old boy – sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.

Information in the following story is from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com