January 9, 2023
MONTEVIDEO, Minn.–A teenage girl has died in a two-vehicle collision in western Minnesota’s Chippewa County.
The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened Saturday morning, just before 10 o’clock, on State Highway 7 between Montevideo and Clara City. That’s where two vehicles collided on the snow and ice-covered highway.
Killed in the crash was 19 year-old Hailey Berghuis of Clara City. She was driving a Town and Country van.
The second vehicle was driven by 65 year-old Eric Heimer of Spearfish, South Dakota. He sustained non life-threatening injuries.
A passenger in his vehicle, 75 year-old Gwendolyn Heimer of Spearfish, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in the Twin Cities.
The patrol says all three people were wearing seat belts.