TOWNSHIP OF FREEMAN, Minnesota — A tractor-trailer tire burst caused a fatal crash in southern Minnesota Monday morning, the state patrol said.
It happened just after 8 a.m. on Interstate 35 southbound in Freeman Township.
State Patrol said a 45-year-old Wisconsin man driving a semiconductor lost control after his tire burst. The truck crossed the median and struck a van on the north side.
State Patrol records indicate the 22-year-old man driving the van – Hunter Lee Robertson of Glenville – died in the crash. The conductor of the semiconductor was slightly injured.