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Anoka woman killed in head-on crash in Wright County

An Elk River man was arrested for probable cause criminal vehicular operation.

One person is dead following a head-on crash in Otsego, with the driver of a vehicle involved arrested for probable cause criminal vehicular operation. 

According to the Wright County Sheriff's Office, the four-vehicle crash happened around 8:20 a.m. Friday on County Road 39 Northeast, near the intersection of Page Avenue Northeast. 

An investigation revealed that a 26-year-old Elk River man driving east on County Road 39 crossed the center line and hit the side mirror of a westbound vehicle, before colliding head-on with another westbound vehicle.

A fourth vehicle then rear-ended the car that was hit head-on. 

The driver of the vehicle that was hit head-on died in the crash, and has been identified as Sharon Veiman, 62, of Anoka.

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The Elk River man was arrested and booked into the Wright County Jail for probable cause of criminal vehicular operation. 

A child in the fourth vehicle was transported to Mercy Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The Wright County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who witness the crash to contact them at 763-682-1162.

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