Fatal accident on Highway 15
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim in a fatal accident that occurred at about 7:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, on Highway 15 south of New Ulm at milepost 52.
Shirley A. Glasser, 68, of Madelia died of her injuries in the accident.
The Minnesota State Patrol said Glasser was northbound on Highway 15, driving a 2009 Buick LaCrosse. Dwight W. Hughes, 57, of New Ulm, was southbound on 15 in a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer. According to the Patrol, Glasser lost control of her car on the icy road, crossed the center line, and was struck broadside by Hughes, who was taken to New Ulm Medical Center, then airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.