A New Year’s Day mid-morning crash claimed the life of 17-year-old Dylan Delaney of Mabel, Minn.
According to Minnesota State Patrol, at 10:19 a.m. on January 1, 2020, the Toyota Corolla in which Delaney was a passenger was traveling northbound on Lyndale Street in Mabel and was attempting a left turn onto Highway 44 to go west. A Peterbilt Tractor semi was traveling eastbound on Highway 44. The vehicles collided in the intersection.
Also in the Toyota were Lauren Bedard, 19, of Houston, Minn., and Spencer Douglas,15, of Mabel, Minn., who both sustained life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the semi, Perry Omodt, 50, of Rushford, Minn., was not injured.
Those attending at the scene of the crash included Mabel EMS and Fire, Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office, Winneshiek Hospital EMS, Harmony EMS, Mayo One and MnDOT.