A Litchfield woman was killed in a head-on collision on Hwy. 212 in Dahlgren Township on July 8, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

According to the state patrol, the 58-year-old Litchfield woman was driving westbound on Hwy. 212 in a 2006 Buick Rendezvous when she crossed into the eastbound lanes, striking a 2011 Chevy Suburban head-on.

The driver of the Suburban – 55-year-old Elen Marie Stark of Sanborn, Minnesota, – was transported to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia with non-life-threatening injuries. The as-yet unidentified driver of the Rendezvous was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state patrol noted dry road conditions at the time of the crash, and noted that alcohol is not suspected in the accident.

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