Minnesota State Patrol 4/19/2013 11:50am
Incident number: 13800625
MSP district: 2800
Location: Highway 23/Garden Street
Road type: concrete
Recorded road condition: icy
Number of lanes: 2
Crash type: Head On
Incident classification: personal injury
Assisting agencies: Kanabec County Sheriff Office
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating an injury crash that occurred on Hwy 23 east of
A 2012 Kenworth Conventional was traveling east on Hwy 23 when a gust of wind blew his tractor trailer across all lanes of traffic. A 2006 International 9400 Tractor/Trailer was traveling west on Hwy 23, it then hit the Kenworth tractor/trailer head-on. Both drivers were transported by air to North Memorial Hospital.
Brett D. Lamphere, 58, of Rice, MN, the driver of the Kenworth was listed with minor injury.
David D. Sovich, 49, of Long Prairie, MN, the driver of the International, was listed with minor injury.