Highway 15 Crash Near Brownton 18 Feb 14

One person was hurt in a collision between a semi-truck and a Ford pickup truck on Highway 15 near Brownton Monday night. It happened just before 10pm. The State Patrol says that a Ford Conventional driven by 45-year-old Jon Ortloff of Glencoe was backing up in the southbound lane of the highway when it was struck by a Peterbilt semi tractor driven by 55-year-old Thomas Smith of Brooklyn Park. Ortloff was not hurt in the crash, and Smith was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The semi was totaled, and the Ford took severe damage.