The State Patrol continues to investigate a crash on Highway 12 east of Dassel Monday that left one person dead. It happened at shortly after 7am Monday just east of Meeker County Road 6. A 2006 Volkswagon apparently crossed the centerline and struck a Peterbilt semi. The name of the victim will be released later today (TUE). No one else was hurt in the crash. The highway was closed for a time following the crash, but re-opened within a few hours.