On June 3, 2020, at approximately 3:12 PM, the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 169 southbound at mile marker 59, south of Seven Mile Park.

A 2011 Ford pick-up truck operated by Howard Vogel, age 71, of rural Saint Peter was traveling in the northbound lane, turned left crossing into the southbound lanes of traffic directly in front of a 2007 Harley Davidson Motorcycle. The motorcycle was being driven by John Roby, age 65, of Mankato who was traveling southbound. The motorcycle was unable to stop and broadsided the pickup-truck. Roby was treated by several agencies for injuries. The press release didn’t say how severe the injuries from either man were.