The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident Monday afternoon at 3:47 PM, just east of the intersection of Hwy 9 & 71, also known as the Jackson “Y”.
Doyle Svoboda, 55, of Lakefield, Minnesota, was driving a 2015 Freightliner semi tractor/trailer eastbound on Hwy 9 when he was struck from the rear by a 2020 Ram pickup driven eastbound by Mark Moffitt, 55, of Gruver, Iowa.
Both drivers were injured in the accident. Svoboda was transported to Lakes Region Hospital by ambulance with non-incapacitating injuries. Moffitt was transported by ambulance with incapacitating injuries to Holy Family Hospital in Estherville and then flown to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. The accident remains under investigation.