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Updated: Emergency responders dispatched to crash on Minnesota 60, north of Bigelow

Worthington, Bigelow ambulance and rescue squads assist at the scene.

Emergency responders assist victims in a sport utility vehicle Wednesday morning along Minnesota 60, just north of 320th Street, north of Bigelow. According to reports at the scene, the SUV collided with a tractor-trailer. The highway was snow and ice covered.
Emergency responders assist victims in a sport utility vehicle Wednesday morning along Minnesota 60, just north of 320th Street, north of Bigelow. According to reports at the scene, the SUV collided with a tractor-trailer. The highway was snow and ice covered.
Tim Middagh / The Globe

Updated post:
BIGELOW — A Sioux Center, Iowa, man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a Wednesday morning head-on crash with a semi tractor on Minnesota 60, about a mile north of Bigelow.

According to information released by the Minnesota State Patrol, Calixto Lopez Morales, 33, was driving a 2008 Ford Escape southbound on Minnesota 60, while a 2009 Kenworth Tractor driven by Mark J. Bayliff, 46, of Hooper, Nebraska, was northbound. Bayliff entered the median and into the southbound lanes, colliding with the Ford Escape. The roads were snow and ice covered at the time of the crash, which was reported at 9:16 a.m.

Lopez Morales was transported to Sanford Worthington Medical Center. He was wearing his seatbelt and his airbag did deploy. Bayliff was not injured, and was also wearing his seatbelt.

Assisting at the scene were the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office, Bigelow Fire and Rescue, Worthington Fire Department and Worthington Ambulance.

Original post: BIGELOW — Emergency responders from Worthington, Bigelow and Sibley, Iowa, were on the scene of a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Minnesota 60, approximately two miles north of Bigelow.
Involved were a sport utility vehicle and a semi tractor-trailer. According to reports at the scene, the two vehicles collided head-on.
More information on this story will be provided as it is released from law enforcement.

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Accident north of Bigelow Minnesota on Hwy. 60 just south of 320th st junction SUV head on Semi tractor trailer.
A semi tractor-trailer can be seen in the ditch behind the Sanford Worthington Ambulance Wednesday morning, following a two-vehicle crash on Minnesota 60, north of Bigelow.
Tim Middagh / The Globe

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Julie Buntjer became editor of The Globe in July 2021, after working as a beat reporter at the Worthington newspaper since December 2003. She has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism from South Dakota State University.
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