The driver of a Toyota Prius was killed in a collision with a semi in southwest Minnesota early Saturday morning.
It happened on Hwy. 75 in Hammer Township – Yellow Medicine County – just before 5:30 a.m., according to a crash report from the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1995 Kenworth semi was traveling north on Hwy. 75 and collided with a southbound Prius.
The crash report does not say which vehicle crossed the center line to cause the collision.
The driver of the Prius, 81-year-old Sigmund D. Armitage, of Canby, was transported to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls where he died. The semi driver, a 56-year-old Campbell, Minnesota, man, was not injured.
Armitage was not wearing a seat belt, the State Patrol said.
Road conditions in the crash report are described as "snow/ice."