A Hendricks woman died, and two others were seriously injured when their vehicle collided in Yellow Medicine County on Friday evening.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 7:37 p.m. on Sept. 23, Maria Christine Hanson, age 32, of Hendricks, was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu northbound on Highway 75. Near the intersection with 190th Ave., her vehicle collided with a southbound Ford F150 being driven by Steven Aloise Bednarek, age 42, of Canby.
Hanson was declared deceased at the scene. Bednarek was transported to Sanford Hospital Sioux Falls with believed life-threatening injuries, as was his passenger, Darah Beth Bednarek, age 42, of Canby.
Assisting on the scene were the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and the Canby Fire Department and Ambulance.