Redwood Resident Killed In Crash 26 Dec 11

A 29-year-old Redwood Falls man was killed in a multiple vehicle accident Saturday morning in Kandiyohi County. Justin Gustafson was a passenger in a vehicle that was rolled onto in an accident at the intersection of Highways 71 and 7 at about 11:45am. A Ford Escape driven by an unidentified person was traveling eastbound on 7 and failed to stop for the signal. The Escape hit a Ford Super Duty, causing it to roll onto a Lincoln Towncar and a Volkswagen Beetle. Gustafson was a passenger in the Towncar, and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Towncar was his father, 50-year-old John Gustafson of Redwood Falls, who is in critical condition. 59-year-old Patricia Gustafson suffered serious injuries as well. The driver of the Super Duty, 71-year-old Lyle Jahnke of Olivia and passenger Carol Jahnke suffered non-life threatening injuries, along with the passengers in the Ford Escape. The occupants of the Volkswagen were not injured.