SILVER LAKE (KMHL) – Two people from Montevideo were killed following a deadly crash on Highway 7 near Silver Lake Thursday morning.
The Minnesota State Patrol says Wilmer Herrera, 25, of Montevideo was driving a Ford Fusion that crossed the centerline and collided head-on with an oncoming SUV. Herrera was killed in the crash. A passenger in his vehicle, Fanny Perez, 21, of Montevideo was also killed.
A two-year-old in the vehicle was also taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Two people in the SUV were taken to the Hutchinson Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.