November 6, 2019

Mike Tanner

KWAT Radio News


BROWNS VALLEY, Minn.–Authorities have released the names of those involved in a deadly head-on crash in Roberts County last week.


Thirty five year-old Leanne Heminger of Sisseton was killed when the car she was driving drifted over the centerline and collided with an oncoming semi truck.


It happened Friday afternoon, two miles south of Browns Valley along the Minnesota-South Dakota line.


Three passengers in Heminger’s car sustained life-threatening injuries. They’re identified as 27 year-old Sasha Owen and 20 year-old Jeremiah Rodlund, both of Sisseton, and 36 year-old Amber Rodlund of Sioux Falls. 


They were taken to hospitals in Sioux Falls and Fargo.


The truck driver, 37 year-old Curtis Ceroll of Sisseton, had minor injuries.