Wednesday afternoon a crash at the corner of State Street and Blue Earth Avenue in Fairmont sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, a 2010 Chevy Camaro driven by Jeffery Alan Heupel, 68, of Fairmont was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Blue Earth Avenue when the vehicle was struck by a northbound 2018 Toyota Prius driven by Scott Lynn Tow, 70, of Fairmont. Heupel was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System Fairmont for treatment. Road conditions were dry, and both drivers were wearing their seat belts. The accident report was received at 3:04 p.m. Fairmont Police, Fairmont Fire, and Mayo Ambulance responded to the scene.