A South Dakota woman died Saturday morning after the vehicle she was riding in collided with a semi-truck in Kandiyohi County.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol,1 on July 9 Daniel Scott Berglund, age 62, of Labolt, South Dakota was driving a Mercury Mountaineer eastbound on Highway 40 in Kandiyohi County, while Korey Walter Cox, age 40, of York, Alabama was northbound on County Road 7. At about 10:13 a.m., the vehicles collided at the intersection of those roads.
Bergland suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at CentraCare – Rice Memorial Hospital Bergland’s passenger, Sharon Beth Berglund, age 56, was declared deceased at the scene.
Assisting at the scene were the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, Pennock and Raymond Fire Departments, Willmar Ambulance, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.