A 69-year-old Redwood Falls man is killed in a two-vehicle crash near Gaylord. It happened Wednesday morning around 9:30.
According to the State Patrol, Merle Berreth was driving southbound on County Road 9, east of Gaylord. That’s when the Patrol says he entered the intersection at Highway 19 and was struck by a pickup driven by 19-year-old Tashawn Parker of St. James.
Berreth died at the scene. His passenger, 69-year-old Linda Berreth had non-life threatening injuries as does Parker. All three were wearing seatbelts and no alcohol was involved.