Teacher Killed On Hwy 71 17 Oct 12

A Brooten-Belgrade-Elrosa School District teacher was killed in an early morning accident on Highway 71 in Kandiyohi County Tuesday. A semi-truck struck 38-year-old Richard Vos while he was riding his bike along the highway at just before 5am. District Superintendent Matthew Bullard says grief counselors were being made available for students. Vos was a high school math teacher and head coach of the wrestling team. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the semi was 50-year-old Brian Anderson of Belgrade. He was not hurt.