By Roz Kohls
Brett J. Thompson, 21, of Annandale died Wednesday after a head-on crash on Highway 15 north of Dassel.
About one mile north of Meeker County State Aid Highway 21, Thompson, who was driving in a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix, crossed the centerline and collided with a 2007 International 92001 semi truck.
Sally E. Jaeger, 51, of Richmond was driving the truck and sustained no apparent injury, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Dassel Fire and Rescue, Gold Cross Ambulance, and the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. Thompson was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.
The state patrol is investigating the crash.