A Mankato man is killed after a wrong-way crash on Highway 169. According to the State Patrol, 65-year-old Howard Sweiger died at the scene of the crash. The Patrol says the crash happened at 8:30 Friday night in Henderson Township.
The report says Sweiger entered the northbound lanes of 169 from the exit ramp at County Road 8, going the wrong direction. That’s when he collided with a semi, driven by 40-year-old Luis Lema of St. Louis Park. He had non-life threatening injuries.
The Patrol says Sweiger was not wearing a seatbelt.