Watch CBS News

Woman, 35, Dead After Head-On Crash In Hugo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –A Center City woman died late Sunday night after a head-on crash in Hugo.

According to Minnesota State Patrol, the crash occurred just after 10 p.m. on Highway 61.

The crash report said a Ford Ranger truck was traveling southbound on Highway 61 near the intersection of 159th Street N while a Dodge Stratus was driving northbound.

One of the vehicles crossed lanes and the cars hit head-on.

The driver of the car, 35-year-old Mary Patterson, died.

The driver of the truck, 18-year-old Mcklane R. Sanders of Lexington, suffered non-life threatening injuries while the passenger, 18-year-old Mark Napier of Circle Pines, suffered no apparent injuries.

State troopers are still investigating which of the vehicles crossed lanes and why.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.