A New Ulm man sustained life threatening injuries following an accident in Klossner on Friday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a Chevrolet pickup driven by 24-year-old Jacob Helget of New Ulm was northbound on Highway 15 when it collided in the intersection with County Road 5 with a westbound GMC truck driven by 76-year-old Richard Kral of New Ulm. Kral was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with life-threatening injuries. Helget and his passenger, 24-year-old Molly Helget of New Ulm sustained non-life threatening injuries. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, Brown County Sheriff’s Office, New Ulm Police Department, Allina Ambulance, Life Link, and MnDOT all assisted at the scene.


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