\ A 29-year-old woman from Iowa is dead and another injured after a weekend crash west of Lonsdale in Rice County.
Kacy Elizabeth Merseal was killed just after midnight on Sunday morning when her car was hit head-on by an SUV that was going the wrong way (eastbound in the westbound lane) on Highway 19 at Bagley Avenue. A passenger in her car, 30-year-old Tanya Marie Von Weine of Story City, Iowa, was taken to the Northfield Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The State Patrol says alcohol was involved with the driver of the SUV, 29-year-old Brandon Patrick Dellwo of Shakopee. Dellwo was also injured and taken to the Northfield Hospital.