According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, a fatal car crash occurred in Arlington Township Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 9:39 a.m. Tashawn Ray Parker, 19, of St. James, was traveling southbound on County Road 9 in a Ford F-350 pickup when he entered the Highway 19 intersection and was struck by a 1998 Dodge Ram. Parker suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Dodge Ram, Merle Rueben Berreth, 69, of Redwood Falls, died in the crash. His passenger, Linda Marie Berreth, 69, of Redwood Falls, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, and road conditions were dry at the time.

The Sibley County Sheriff's Office assisted at the scene.

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