Yesterday afternoon at approximately 12:30 pm, Rice County Deputies responded to a two vehicle crash located at the intersection of 100th Street West and Jasper Trail in rural Rice County.

Once deputies arrived at the scene of the accident it was determined that a Chevrolet Silverado pickup travelling westbound on 100th Street West had been struck by a Dodge Ram pickup traveling northbound on Jasper Trail in the intersection.

Both vehicles were only occupied by their respective drivers.

The driver of the Chevrolet Silverado was identified as Steven Oestreich, 56 of Montgomery. He was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center via North Memorial Air Care from the scene.

The driver of the Dodge Ram, Corey Kotek, 42 of Montgomery, was uninjured and was also cited for a traffic violation. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

The Rice County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Lonsdale Fire & Rescue, Montgomery Ambulance, and North Memorial Air Care.

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