Head-on crash results in non-life threatening injuries
By Diane Leukam
The Minnesota State Patrol received a report and investigated a head-on injury crash at approximately 9:45 a.m. on US Hwy 71 near mile marker 177, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Public Information Officer with the Minnesota State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred north of Sauk Centre near Cedar Lake.
The Sauk Centre Fire Department was also called to the scene, where Eric Hinnenkamp, 33 of Shakopee and a passenger, Cortney Burress, 40 of Hermantown, were northbound on Hwy 71 in a 2003 Dodge pickup pulling a boat and trailer. Lawrence Schroeder, 65 of Long Prairie, was southbound on Hwy 71 in a 2016 Jeep. Schroeder’s vehicle crossed over the center line and into the northbound lane of traffic and collided with Hinnenkamp’s vehicle.