Broadside collision injures Byron man

Minnesota State Patrol

ST. PAUL, Minn. – An Olmsted County man is hurt after a two-vehicle crash.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Rick A. Mielke of Byron was driving an SUV south on Tenth Avenue NE in Olmsted County. Ryan S. Wetzstein, 19, of West Concord, was driving a car west on Highway 14.  They collided in the intersection.

The State Patrol says Mielke had a green light when the accident occurred.

Mielke suffered what is described as a non-life threatening injury.  Wetzstein was apparently unharmed.

The crash happened Thursday around 3:36 p.m.

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