Three hurt in two-vehicle crash in Eyota

The Minnesota State Patrol was called about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2022, to Minnesota Highway 42 just north of I-90 in Eyota for a report of a two-vehicle crash.

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EYOTA — Three people were hurt Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2022, in a two-vehicle crash in Eyota, just north of Interstate 90.

The Minnesota State Patrol was called about 5:20 p.m. to Minnesota Highway 42 just north of I-90 in Eyota.

A 2007 Chevy Trailblazer was southbound on Highway 42 and a 2012 Honda CR-V was northbound on the highway when the vehicles collided.

The 23-year-old driver of the Chevy, Elliot Christopher Wilkens, of Byron, suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol crash report. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Honda, 60-year-old Nhia Yee Her, and his passenger, 58-year-old X Kelly Her, both of Rochester, suffered non-life threatening injures as well. Both were wearing seat belts.


All three were taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys.

Dover and Eyota fire departments along with members of the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and Mayo Clinic Ambulance assisted the state patrol in its response.

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.
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