Lafayette Man Recovering 26 Sep 12

The Lafayette man injured in a collision between a semi-truck and a tractor over the weekend is recovering at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The accident happened at around 3:30 Saturday afternoon on Nicollet County’s Fort Road between Klossner and St. George. 27-year-old Steven Messerli was driving the tractor and pulling two gravity-box wagons when the semi driven by 67-year-old Ronald Wendinger of New Ulm struck him. Wendinger was reportedly going to pass the tractor at the same time that Messerli went to make a turn. Wendinger was not hurt. Messerli was listed in Satisfactory condition as of Tuesday night at HCMC.