Renville County Accident Victim Dies 25 Sep 13

A rural Danube man involved in a car crash in rural Renville County last week has died from his injuries. The accident happened last Monday about 8 miles south of Danube. A 2008 Jeep driven by 47 year-old Curtis Schmidt of rural Danube was broadsided by a 2008 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck driven by 66 year-old Keith Kibbel of Forest Lake. Schmidt and his passenger, 11 year-old Cameron Schmidt, had to be extricated from their vehicle and were both flown to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where Curtis Schmidt passed away on Saturday. Cameron Schmidt has since been released from the hospital. Kibbel suffered non-life threatening injuries. The crash remains under investigation.