Glencoe man dies
LESTER PRAIRIE — A 69-year-old Glencoe man died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Christmas Day near Lester Prairie.
Virgil Richter was transported to North Memorial Hospital by North Memorial Air Care, where he later died. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office received a two-vehicle crash report near 180th St. west of Baldwin Ct., southwest of Lester Prairie at 4:36 p.m. Dec. 25.
A 1994 Dodge Caravan driven by Virgil Richter, 69, Glencoe, and a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Dolores Ramirez De Juarez, 35, Glencoe, collided. All occupants of the Caravan, De Juarez, a female infant, and two 3-year-old children, plus 10 and 13-year-old children and Salvador Juarez-Medina, 36, Glencoe, were transported to Glencoe Hospital. A passenger in the Suburban, Bonnie Richter, 63, Glencoe, was transported to Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia. The crash is under investigation. Assisting at the crash were Lester Prairie Police and Fire Departments, Silver Lake Ambulance, the Winsted Fire Department, Allina and Ridgeview Ambulance and the Minnesota State Patrol.