Semi Driver Dies in Mankato Hotel Crash
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) _ The driver of a semi has died after his rig left a highway and crashed into a hotel in Mankato.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 64-year-old Larry Tiede, of Waseca, was eastbound Monday afternoon when the semi veered off on Highway 14, crossed a road and smashed into some pillars at River Hills Hotel.
No one at the hotel was injured. The patrol says Tiede was not wearing a seat belt.