fatal car crash


Authorities have released the name of the victim in a fatal crash in Renville County that involved two vehicles Thursday. The State Patrol says 34-year-old Christopher Novotny of Renville died at the scene. The crash happened at about 1pm at Highway 71 and County Road 11 in Winfield Township when a truck and car collided in the intersection. The Patrol said the driver of the truck, 55-year-old Jeffrey Anthony of New Ulm man was driving northbound on Highway 71. Novotny was driving westbound on County Road 11. Anthony was taken to Olivia Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.