Saturday Fatal Crash Update 21 Jan 13

Authorities say that a fatal crash south of New Ulm Saturday morning occurred when a Madelia woman lost control of her vehicle and crossed over into oncoming traffic. 68-year-old Shirley Glasser lost control of her Buick LaCrosse at around 7:15am while driving northbound on Highway 15 near Searles. The vehicle then reportedly crossed the centerline and was broadsided by a Chevy Trailblazer driven by 57-year-old Dwight Hughes of New Ulm. Glasser was dead at the scene, while Hughes was taken to the New Ulm Medical Center before being flown to the Hennepin County Medical Center. His injuries are said to be non life-threatening.