One Dead, One Seriously Hurt in Elk River Crash
ELK RIVER -- One man is dead and a woman is seriously hurt after a crash in Elk River.
The incident happened shortly before 8:00 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 10 and 167th Street Northwest.
The Minnesota State Patrol says an SUV was heading east on Highway 10 in the left lane when a car pulled out in front of the SUV from 167th Street to go west on Highway 10.
The driver of the car 71-year-old Robert Larson of Elk River died in the crash. Larson's passenger, 68-year-old Fern Larson of Elk River was taken to Mercy Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the SUV, 30-year-old Brittanie Riojas of Big Lake was not hurt.