Winthrop Man Seriously Injured in Crash


A Winthrop man was seriously injured in crash near Winthrop on Friday morning.

The State Patrol says a semi driven by 30-year-old Christopher Klossner of Sleepy Eye and an SUV driven by 36-year-old Eric Pagel of Winthrop were both traveling northbound on Highway 15 when the SUV stopped to make a left turn and was rear-ended by the semi.

Pagel was taken to HCMC for treatment of life threatening injuries. Klossner was not injured.

The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, Winthrop Fire Department and ambulance, and Mayo Aircare assisted at the scene.


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