Fatal Crash In Renville County 22 Nov 11

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred along the Renville-Meeker County line Monday evening. The 2-vehicle crash happened at just before 7:30pm approximately 1 mile west of Renville County Road 24 in Boon Lake Township. The head-on collision involved a 1998 Ford Escort that was traveling eastbound and a 1994 Ford Econoline van that was traveling westbound. The driver of the Escort was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the van was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of unidentified injuries. The names of those involved are being withheld at this time pending the notification of family, and are expected to be released on Wednesday.