ALBANY -- A Freeport woman was airlifted to the hospital after rear-ending a box truck on I-94 Wednesday morning.

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The crash happened just after 9:00 a.m. on eastbound I-94 near milepost 140.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Kenworth straight truck, driven by 26-year-old Mert Gokce of Burnsville, was traveling eastbound on I-94 slowing to a stop during a traffic back up when he was rear-ended by the GMC Yukon near milepost 140.

Gokce suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle, 38-year-old Kelli Goebel, was airlifted to St. Cloud hospital for life threatening injuries.


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