Ice Falling From Semi Injures Pickup Driver


Ice that flew off of a semi Thursday afternoon near Willmar struck a pickup, breaking the windshield and injuring the pickup driver.

The incident was reported just before 2pm on state Highway 23 near Kandiyohi County Road 5, on the west edge of Willmar.

According to the State Patrol, 34-year-old Craig Severson, of Carlos, was driving a pickup west on Highway 23 when ice came off of a semi truck and struck the windshield of the pickup, causing it to break.

Severson was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The name of the semi driver was not reported.


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