Hwy. 12 crash kills Prior Lake man

A Prior Lake man died and two Delano residents suffered non-life threatening injuries during a two-car crash on Highway 12 west of Delano Friday, Dec. 7.

The crash took place on icy roads near milepost 137, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol was called to the scene at 5:49 p.m.

Nathan Lindmeyer, 24, of Prior Lake died in the crash. Johana Baughn, 39, of Delano and a 10-year-old passenger were treated for injuries at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Lindmeyer was not wearing a seat belt, and both Baughn and her daughter were wearing their seat belts, the State Patrol said. No alcohol was detected in tests of all three victims.

The State Patrol said that Lindmeyer lost control of his car, which collided head on with the car driven by Baughn. Her car was headed west, and his car was headed in an unknown direction. The State Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident.

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