WABASSO – A fatal accident occurred Monday afternoon on Highway 68 in Redwood County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 12:35 Monday afternoon, a 2015 International semi was traveling eastbound on State Highway 68 and a 2016 Ford F150 was traveling northbound on Redwood County Road 6 when they collided in the intersection.  Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a collision with a semi and a vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. 

There were four occupants in the Ford, a 25-year-old woman, and three children, ages 4, 2, and 1, all from Wheaton.  

A 63-year-old man from Redwood Falls was the lone occupant of the semi.  

More information about the occupants and their condition will be released later. 

Assistance was provided by the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Wabasso Fire and Medical, CentraCare Ambulance, Lucan Fire Department, and North Memorial Air Care.