Rochester man killed in sideswipe crash near Oronoco

Minnesota State Patrol

UPDATE: A 65-year-old Rochester man has died after a sideswipe crash on Thursday evening near Oronoco.

Mican Thach was in a parked 1996 Honda Passport on the left shoulder of northbound Highway 52 with a trailer. Todd Fierro, 52, of St. Paul, was headed north on the highway in a 2013 Ford Escape. The Ford struck the trailer and Thach, who was next to the trailer at the time, according to a Minnesota State Patrol crash report.

Assisting on scene were Gold Cross Ambulance, Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, Oronoco First Responders and the Oronoco Fire Department.

Previous coverage below. 

ORONOCO, Minn. – At least one person is killed in a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 52 near Oronoco. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, it happened at 7:52 p.m.Thursday and involved four vehicles and five people including a pedestrian.

The Minnesota State Patrol is not releasing any other information at this time and continue to investigate.

Stay with KIMT for the latest.

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