HAMPTON, Minn. - An elderly Woodbury woman died in a crash on Highway 52 in Dakota County on Saturday afternoon.
The State Patrol says the crash happened around 12:40 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 52 at Highway 50 in Hampton. Authorities say a vehicle driven by 77-year-old Fern Marty was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when she struck a car driven by a 45-year-old Apple Valley man.
Marty died at the scene. The man suffered non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in his car was not injured.
The accident is under investigation by the State Patrol but the preliminary investigation shows everyone was wearing a seat belt and no alcohol was involved.