Owatonna man injured after car collides with semi

A collision on Minnesota Highway 30 in Rock Dell Township sent a man to the hospital.

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ROCK DELL — A semi tractor-trailer and a sedan collided at an intersection early Monday.

Mathew Wayne Knudson, 38, of Owatonna, was driving east on Minnesota Highway 30 about 10 miles east of Hayfield about 8:25 a.m. Monday when a tractor-trailer going north on Olmsted County Road 3 collided with with car at the intersection, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

Jose Antonio Cruz, 30, of Los Angeles, the driver of the semi, was not hurt in the crash. However, Knudson was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys with non-life threatening injuries. No update on his condition was available.

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and Dodge County Sheriff's Office also responded.

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