The Free Press, Mankato, MN

June 27, 2013

New Ulm motorcyclist dies in three-vehicle collision


The Mankato Free Press

---- — NEW ULM — A 53-year-old New Ulm man died in a three-vehicle collision about 6 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 15 at its intersection with Shag Road in Brown County.

Kurt A. Winkler was pronounced dead at New Ulm Medical Center. The State Patrol said Winkler was riding a southbound 2001 Kawasaki on Highway 15 when the motorcycle collided with the rear of a southbound Pontiac Sunfire driven by Danielle D. Hubert, 32, of Fairmont. The automobile then collided with a southbound 2010 Jeep driven by Vernon J. Kitzberger, 58, of New Ulm.

Hubert and Kitzberger were not injured.

The state patrol said no alcohol was detected in Winkler's system.