Man dies in head-on collision with semi in Nicollet Co.

8:55 AM, Dec 11, 2012   |    comments
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NICOLLET COUNTY, Minn. - The State Patrol says one man died in a head-on crash with a semi in Nicollet County Monday afternoon.

The accident happened on Highway 169 near Highway 14 at 4 p.m. when a semi truck traveling south on 169 lost control, jumped the median and collided with a car traveling north.

James E. Hughes, 63, of North Mankato died on the scene. The 61-year-old driver of the semi suffered a minor injury. He is from Iowa.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff Office and Nicollet County Sheriff Office assisted in this incident.

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