Brownsdale man injured in Watonwan Co. crash

Published 5:32 pm Friday, March 1, 2024

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A Brownsdale man was injured Thursday night following a crash between two semis near St. James, Minnesota.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 39-year-old Corey Lee Stewart, driving a 2023 Peterbilt Semi, was traveling east on Highway 60 in Watonwan County when he collided with a 2018 Freightliner driven 50-year-old Iryna Kozachuk, of Girard, Ohio, was attempting to cross Highway 60 at around 8:41 p.m.

Stewart was taken to St. James Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Kozachuk was not injured.

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The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office, St. James Fire Department and Madelia Police Department responded.