Authorities say the chain reaction collision occurred around 4:38 pm Saturday on Highway 22 in Blue Earth County. 84-year-old Keith W. Purscell of Mankato was stopped in the northbound lane with his blinker on to turn west onto 169th Street.
Israel D. Rodriguez, 37, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Corey R. Alm, 45, of Mitchell, S.D.; each fined $125. Julian L. Hooks, 44, of New Ulm was convicted of drivers license violation-use fictitious name/DOB, make false statements, and conceal material facts; sentenced to jail 90 days, concurrent with Brown County file.
Ronda Allis, of MnDOT, says, however, that if there is one thing to remember about the 10-year plan is that it will change. "The 10-year plan is something MnDOT does on an annual basis,"?Allis explained.
While some road construction projects will be put on hold during the holiday weekend, there are plenty of places where motorists will see cones and barrels. In southern Minnesota, Interstate 35 is down to one lane in both directions near Owatonna.