Highway 169 Crash 01 Aug 12

A Mankato woman was injured Tuesday morning on Highway 169 in Le Sueur County when her vehicle hit the center median and was then struck by a semi-truck. 36-year-old Julie Carter was driving a Ford Focus northbound on 169 when she hit the median at just after 8am. A semi driven by 58-year-old Howard Butterfass of Howard Lake then hit her car. Carter was taken to the Le Sueur Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Butterfass was not hurt. The State Patrol is investigating the crash.