A Rice County man has passed away as the result of injuries suffered in an auto accident in late August. 73-year-old David John Becher of Morristown died Monday in a Twin Cities hospital.

On August 30 Becher was traveling south on Iona Avenue and entered the intersection with Highway 60 when he was struck by a westbound semi operated by 35-year-old Raimond Sandoval. Becher was airlifted to North Memorial Robbinsdale with life-threatening injuries. Sandoval was not injured.