Man Killed In Crash On 169 Detour 13 Aug 14

A two-vehicle crash Tuesday, on the HWY 169 Detour north of St.Peter at the intersection of Nicollet County 20 and Highway 22, turned fatal on. 70 year old Thomas Wendelschafer, of St. Peter was driving a 2004 Ford 150 westbound on HWY 22, and 80 year old Lyle Bartsch, of Shakopee was driving a 1987 Peterbuilt semi-tractor southbound on County Road 20 when the vehicles collided. The Highway 169 detour takes traffic through St. Peter before sending it along county road around the western side of northern St. Peter. The State Patrol is investigating the incident.