One killed in wrong way crash 24 Nov 17

A Mankato woman was killed in an accident Wednesday evening on Highway 22 in Blue Earth County.  The state patrol says a vehicle driven by 59-year-old Wendy Pearson was southbound in the northbound lane of Highway 22 when she collided with a vehicle that was in the northbound lane.  Pearson was taken to St. Mary’s in Rochester, where she died from her injuries.  The other driver, Lynnette Engeswick of Mankato, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  A passenger in her vehicle was not injured.  Authorities say alcohol was a factor in the crash.