Two Fatal Crashes Occurred Friday 21 Jul 14

A Waseca woman died from injuries she suffered in a crash with a semi-truck Friday morning on Old Highway 14 in Waseca County. Authorities have identified Sharon Weckwerth as the victim, and say that she was pronounced dead at the scene. A semi-tractor trailer driven by 61-year old Randall Mahlman of Owatonna reportedly collided with Weckwerth’s 1999 Buick Sedan at around 10:45am Friday.


A 55-year-old Lonsdale man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Wabasha County Friday night. Joseph Simek lost control of his motorcycle at shortly before 9pm and drove off the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.