Accident with injuries
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, on March 11, at 11:01 a.m., a Ford F150 driven by Brian Russell Lueck, 42, of Laporte, was northbound on Highway 71. A GMC Yukon driven by Joshua Brian Connor, 41, of Sebeka, was southbound when they collided on the snow-covered road.
Connor was taken to Astera Health with non-life-threatening injuries. A passenger, Raina Jean Connor, 47, of Sebeka, was not injured. Several juvenile passengers were not injured: 14-F, 12-M, 15-M, 11-M, and 17-M. All were wearing seatbelts.
Lueck was not injured and alcohol was involved.
Assisting at the scene were the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, Sebeka Fire and EMS, and Astera Ambulance.