JEFFERS – A Slayton man was injured after his semi collided with another semi on Monday in Cottonwood County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 1:11 Monday afternoon, a 2003 Peterbilt semi was pulling a trailer and traveling eastbound on Highway 30, while a 1994 Peterbilt semi was pulling a trailer and traveling northbound on US Highway 71. The vehicles collided in the intersection. 

The driver of the 1994 Peterbilt, 23-year-old Mitchell James Bonnstetter of Slayton, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Windom hospital. The report notes Bonnstetter was not wearing his seat belt.  

The driver of the 2003 Peterbilt, 64-year-old Jay R Dunks of Bird Island, was not injured. 

Assistance was provided by the Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office, Windom Police Department, Jeffers Fire Department and First Responders, Windom Ambulance, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.