Head-on crash kills Grand Rapids man
HERMANTOWN — A Grand Rapids man was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 2 in Solway Township west of Hermantown.
The crash happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. when an eastbound Volkswagen Jetta crossed the center line and collided with a westbound semi on the westbound shoulder, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The driver of the Volkswagen, Evan W. Huotari, 26, was killed. Huotari was wearing a seatbelt and no alcohol was detected in his system, the patrol said.
The driver of the semi, William T. Rowe, 57, of Proctor, suffered no apparent injury.