Man Killed in Semi Crash In Elk River
ELK RIVER -- A Columbia Heights man died in a crash involving two semis in Elk River on Wednesday morning.
The incident happened on Highway 10 near Jarvis Street in Elk River shortly after 6:00 a.m.
The Minnesota State Patrol says two semi trucks were going west on Highway 10 when the second one rear-ended the first.
The driver of the second semi, 40-year-old Jose Llapa, died at the scene.
The driver of the first semi, 57-year-old Douglas Price of Zimmerman, was not hurt.
Authorities say Llapa was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.