Fatal crash involving street sweeper in Polk County
POLK COUNTY, MINN. (Valley News Live) - A crash involving a street sweeper killed one person in Polk County.
The call came in at around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25. The crash report says The street sweeper was traveling northbound Hwy. 75 when a Chrysler PT Cruiser, traveling in the opposite direction, crossed the center line for an unknown reason and crashed head-on with the street sweeper.
The street sweeper then hit the ditch and the PT Cruiser took a 180.
The 19-year-old driver of the PT Cruiser from Ada, MN was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 41-year-old driver of the street sweeper from Wahpeton, ND was taken to Riverview Hospital for non-life threating injuries.
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