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July 25, 2013

Owatonna man killed in Waseca County crash

NEW RICHLAND — A driver was killed Wednesday when the pickup truck he was driving was hit by a semi tractor and trailer at the intersection of Highways 83 and 30 west of New Richland.

Gregory Wendinger, 37, of Courtland, was traveling south on Highway 83 and didn’t stop at a stop sign at the intersection, a Minnesota State Patrol report said. The 2007 Peterbilt semi tractor he was driving hit the 1995 Chevy pickup driven by 41-year-old Todd Owen of Owatonna. Owen was eastbound on Highway 30.

Wendinger was taken to the hospital in Mankato to be treated for injuries that were not life threatening, the report said. The crash was reported at 2:26 p.m.

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