Woodbury woman killed in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 52

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.

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