Belle Plaine woman dies in Renville Co. crash

RENVILLE COUNTY — A 48-year-old Belle Plaine woman died in a two-vehicle crash in snowy and icy conditions Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 212 near 120th Street, Hawk Creek Township.

Karla R. Fabel was driving a 2003 Saturn Ion east on Highway 212 and collided head-on with a westbound 2008 Toyota Tundra driven by Troy A. Boysen, 35, Shakopee. Fabel died at the scene.

Boysen and a passenger in the Saturn, Kevin R. Arndt, 57, Jordan, were transported to a Granite Falls hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Assisting agencies were Granite Falls Fire and Ambulance, Sacred Heart First Responders and Renville Ambulance.


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