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Belle Plaine Woman Killed In Head-On Collison Between Sacred Heart and Granite Falls

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A Belle Plaine woman was killed in a crash between Sacred Heart and Granite Falls on Sunday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Karla Rae Fabel was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened at about 6:14 a.m. in Hawk Creek Township.

Fabel was the driver of a Saturn Ion eastbound on Highway 212 when her vehicle collided in the westbound lanes with pickup traveling west on the highway. The patrol says the two vehicles collided head-on near 120th St.

The driver of the pickup was identified as Troy Allen Boysen, 35, of Shakopee.

Boysen and Kevin Ray Arndt, 57, of Jordan – a passenger in Fabel’s vehicle – were transported to a Granite Falls hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Roads were snow and ice-covered at the time of the crash, according to the patrol.

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