The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 19, 2013

Madelia woman dies in crash


The Free Press

NEW ULM — A 68-year-old Madelia woman died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning.

Shirley A. Glasser was driving a 2009 Buick LaCrosse south on Highway 15 near New Ulm when she lost control, crossed the center line and was hit broadside by a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Dwight W. Hughes, 57, of New Ulm.

Glasser died in the crash and Hughes was taken to the New Ulm Medical Center. A spokesperson at the hospital said Hughes was transferred to another medical facility but was not sure which one. Hughes was listed in stable condition when he was transferred.

The accident happened at 7:14 a.m. Hughes was not wearing a seat belt according to the State Patrol while Glasser was wearing one.