Crash Kills Courtland Woman 21 Sep 11

A 79-year-old Courtland woman was killed in a crash on a Highway 14 off-ramp in North Mankato Tuesday afternoon. Alice Berndt was driving a 2004 Buick LeSabre when she was broadsided at the top of the westbound ramp of Lookout Drive at just after 1pm. She was apparently attempting to turn when her vehicle was hit by a 1999 Land Rover travelling east on Lookout Drive. Berndt was pronounced dead at the Mankato Mayo Hospital. The driver of the Land Rover, 27-year-old Lisa Marie Meine of Mankato was treated at the same hospital and later released. Both vehicles were totaled.