UPDATE: Three vehicle crash sends one to the hospital

Published 7:42 pm Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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Emergency personal responded to a three-vehicle accident early Tuesday afternoon on Highway 16/63 that resulted in one of the three drivers being taken to the hospital.

According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, the crash took place at around 2:24 p.m. at the Mower-Fillmore Road in Frankford Township of Mower County.

A Chevy van, driven by Kenneth William McBride, 33, of Rochester was traveling eastbound on Highway 16/63 and was waiting to make a left turn onto the Mower/Fillmore Road when it was struck by a Black Tahoe, driven by Tyler John Kloekner, 29, of Adams, also traveling eastbound on 16/63.

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The van then struck a westbound traveling Ford Explorer, driven by Tasha Marie Block, 30, of Lyle. Block was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital-Rochester with non-life threatening injuries.

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office, Fillmore Sheriff’s Department, Grand Meadow Fire Department and Ambulance along with the Minnesota Department of Transportation responded to the scene.