UPDATE: Authorities Identify Woman Killed in St. Joseph Crash
ST. JOSEPH — Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in a morning crash in St. Joseph.
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office say 90-year-old Marcella Cheeley of Cold Spring was killed when her car was struck by a semi-truck hauling sand.
The crash happened just after 9:00 a.m.
Sheriff’s officials say Cheeley was traveling west on Minnesota Street and tried to turn left onto Stearns County Road 2 when he car was struck broadside. The car was pushed into the ditch and the semi tipped over and lost its load of sand.
Cheeley was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the truck, 58-year-old Aaron Birr was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment.