WORTHINGTON — A fatal traffic accident occurred yesterday afternoon in Nobles County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 5:15 Tuesday afternoon, a 1991 GMC pickup was traveling northbound on Highway 60 in the southbound lanes and a 2005 Trao semi was traveling southbound on Highway 60 when the vehicles collided head on. 

Two people were involved in the fatal collision, a 33-year-old man from Worthington and a 45-year-old man from Shevlin. The identity and health status of the occupants will be released by the Minnesota State Patrol later today.  

Assistance was provided by Nobles County Sheriff’s Office, Worthington Fire Department, and Worthington Ambulance.