Update On Sunday Fatal Accident 15 Apr 14

The State Patrol has released more information on the fatal accident that occurred Sunday evening at the intersection of Highways 71 and 7 in Kandiyohi County. 48-year-old James Heidecker of Lake Lillian was driving a Ford Super Duty truck and trailer eastbound on Highway 7 when he collided with a northbound Volvo semi-truck in the intersection at around 6:15pm. Heidecker and his 10-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter were all taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar with non life-threatening injuries, but his wife, 46-year-old Lisa Heidecker was pronounced dead at the hospital from injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of the Volvo, 33-year-old George Sutton of Fort Worth, Texas, was also hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.