Prior Lake woman killed in head-on crash with semi near Waseca

The crash happened south of Waseca on Hwy. 13.
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A woman from Prior Lake was killed in a crash with a semi on Monday afternoon. 

The Minnesota State Patrol's crash report a 2013 Lincoln MKZ traveling south on Hwy. 13 crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a semi in the northbound lane.

Kelly Renee Merrill, 50, of Prior Lake, was driving the Lincoln MKZ. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The 26-year-old driver of the semi was not injured.  

The crash happened just before 1:40 p.m. in Otisco Township, which is about eight miles south of Waseca or 35 miles east-southeast of Mankato.  

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