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Dassel man dies in collision with farm equipment Sunday

A Dassel man died when his vehicle collided with farm equipment in Yellow Medicine County on Sunday.

According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, at about 8:34 p.m. on Sept. 26, deputies were dispatched to a report of a crash involving a passenger car and a tractor with farm machinery attached.

When deputies arrived at the scene on County Road 36, about half a mile west of Highway 75, they found the driver of the passenger car, Allen Hanson, age 51, of Dassel, was dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor, Keagan Drietz, age 27, of Canby, was uninjured.

Those responding to the scene were the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, Canby Police, Sanford Canby Ambulance, and Canby Fire/rescue. 


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