Cold Spring Woman Dies After Colliding Into Semi-Tractor
11/21/2013 - 3:40 AM
A woman has died after a semi-tractor collided into her car, tipped over and lost its load Thursday.
According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, 58-year-old Aaron Birr of Eden Valley was traveling northbound on County Road 2 in his semi-tractor hauling sand, when a car, driven by 90-year-old Marcella Cheeley of Cold Spring, was traveling westbound on Minnesota Street.
Cheeley made a left turn onto County Road 2 where she was struck in the driver’s side by the semi-tractor, forcing her car into the west side of the ditch.
Cheeley was pronounced dead at the scene. Birr was taken to the St. Cloud hospital.
The accident remains under investigation.
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