NEW: Watertown man killed in central Minnesota crash

November 20, 2023
Mike Tanner

SILVER LAKE, Minn.–A Watertown man was killed Saturday night in a two vehicle crash in central Minnesota.

The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened on Highway 7, just west of Silver Lake.

An eastbound car driven by 34 year-old Chad Guzinski of Mayer, Minnesota collided with a westbound Jeep driven by 68 year-old Thomas Francis Burns of Watertown.

Both drivers were killed.

A passenger in the car, 27 year-old Grant Guzinski of Mayer, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC).

A passenger in the Jeep, 64 year-old Carolyn Lee Burns of Watertown, also sustained life threatening injuries and was also taken to HCMC.

All of four people were wearing seat belts.