Fatal Waseca County Crash 15 Jun 12

A 27-year-old Mankato man is dead following a collision between his pickup truck and a semi in Waseca County Thursday morning. It happened at just after 6:30am on Elysian Lake Road. The 2003 Chevy Silverado pickup truck driven by Cody Flitter was travelling southbound when it crossed the centerline and hit the 1990 Peterbilt semi, which was partially on the northbound shoulder at the time. Both vehicles were totaled in the crash. Flitter was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the semi, 55-year-old Timothy Little of Faribault was taken to the Mankato Mayo Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol continues to investigate the crash. The Waseca and Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Offices and the Janesville Fire Department assisted at the scene.