Fayette Accident

On 9-24-21 at approximately 3:53 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle accident with injury at the intersection of Filmore Rd and Cedar Rd. Upon further investigation the driver of the 2021 Honda Accord, Maureen Johnson, 61, of La Cresent MN, was traveling south on Cedar Rd when she failed to stop at the stop sign. Kevin Knospe, 40, of St. Olaf, IA was traveling east in a 2016 Western Star Semi struck when he struck the Honda’s passenger side causing it to spinout of control and come to rest on its top in the ditch. Johnson was transported to Gunderson Palmer Hospital in West Union for unknown injuries and Knospe was uninjured. The Honda was considered a total loss and the semi sustained approximately $10,000.00 in damage. Johnson was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Wadena Fire Department and first responders and Tri-State Ambulance service.