Collision On Hwy 60 In SW Minnesota Sends One Person To The Hospital

Wed 2-17-2021

(Butterfield, Mn.)-- A Windom woman was injured in a two vehicle accident this morning on Highway 60 near Butterfield.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that around 8:15am, 19 year-old Brady Portillo or Ormsby was driving a 1999 Buick Century southbound on Watonwan County Road 5 and 53 year-old Laura Sandmeyer of Windom was driving a 2003 Honda Civic eastbound on Highway 60 when the vehicles collided in the intersection.

Sandmeyer was taken to a St. James hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Portillo was not injured. The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

Roads were reported as snow and ice covered.

(Courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KKOJ in Jackson, Mn.)