Fatal Car Crash Near Madelia 14 Nov 11

A Fairmont man was killed and several others injured in a car crash Saturday morning in Watonwan County. A Toyota Prius travelling southbound on Highway 15 near Madelia crossed the center line at about 11am and hit a northbound Ford Escape head-on, killing the driver of the Ford, 65-year-old Gary Fenrich. The driver of the Prius is a juvenile whose name will not be released. Three teenage passengers in that vehicle, all from the Twin Cities Metro area, were all treated for their injuries at the Madelia Hospital and have since been released. The passenger in the Ford, 59-year-old Jean Fenrich of Fairmont was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center with unidentified injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.