Publish date:

1 killed in crash involving Cadillac, Ford pickup near Sauk Centre

A 33-year-old man died in the crash.

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in central Minnesota on Saturday. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened just before 4 p.m. on Hwy. 71 near Sauk Centre. The crash report says a 2007 Cadillac was headed south on the highway when it swerved into the northbound lane and was hit by a 1998 Ford pickup. 

A 33-year-old man from Sauk Centre driving the Cadillac died in the crash. His name is expected to be released later Sunday. 

A 30-year-old Sauk Centre woman was driving the pickup and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. She was transported by ambulance to CentraCare - St. Cloud. 


Cadillac was southbound on highway 71 near milepost 170 when it swerved in to the northbound lane and was struck by a Ford pickup. The Cadillac continued in to the east side ditch and struck 2 trees. The Ford pickup came to rest on the northbound shoulder on its side.

71 highway milepost 170 Sauk Centre, Sauk Centre Twp, Stearns County

2007 Cadillac DTS Sedan

Next Up

Sen Mark Koran crop

Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot

Sen. Mark Koran, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"

Screen Shot 2021-05-27 at 11.04.26 AM

Mother charged with beating daughter to death ruled incompetent

The case against the Woodbury woman will be put "indeterminately suspended."

msp airport

Employers at MSP Airport seeking to hire 700-plus workers

Employers include restaurants, retail, hotel, airlines and security.

Screen Shot 2021-10-23 at 9.38.43 PM

Driver who died in Hwy. 100 embankment rollover is identified

The 30-year-old was killed in the Saturday evening crash.

best buy

Best Buy launches another pre-Black Friday sale, the Early Deals Event

This latest round of discounts is available through Oct. 31.

dave chappelle

Dave Chappelle to perform at Target Center in Minneapolis

The comedian is screen his new documentary at part of the 10-city tour.

Screen Shot 2021-10-25 at 7.06.08 AM

U.S. soccer hero Megan Rapinoe signs her mural at St. Paul bar

Rapinoe paid a visit to The Black Hart ahead of a match at Allianz Field Tuesday.

hospital, emergency room

1 dead after married couple crash UTV in southern Minnesota

The crash happened just after 11 p.m. Saturday.

hmong college prep academy

St. Paul school superintendent offers to quit after $4.3M lost in hedge fund

The Office of the State Auditor recently released its investigative report on the school.

ambulance

2 women die from injuries suffered in October 19 Hopkins crash

Both victims died at Hennepin Healthcare on Oct. 21.

Related

ambulance

Wrong-way head-on crash leaves 1 dead near Sauk Centre

The crash occurred on Interstate 94 Wednesday morning.

Woman dies in single-vehicle crash north of Sauk Centre

The crash happened Thursday morning on a Toddy County highway.

1 dead in crash involving MnDOT pickup in Oak Park Heights

The crash happened at approximately 8:39 a.m. Thursday.

1 dead in fiery crash overnight in Maple Grove

A 19-year-old man from Dayton died in the crash.

1 killed, 9 injured in head-on crash involving bus near Big Lake

Bad weather made for poor road conditions at the time of the crash.