New Ulm man killed in Highway 14 crash 05 Apr 18

A 41-year-old man was killed and two people were injured in a crash on Highway 14 near Courtland Wednesday morning. A pickup driven by 68-year-old Charles Henry Elder was traveling west on Highway 14 east of Courtland and collided with a van driven by 41-year-old Michael John Reinarts of New Ulm. The driver of the pickup and a passenger in the van, 31-year-old Austin Allen Cooper of New Ulm were treated at the New Ulm Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Both lanes of the highway were ice covered at the time.