Two-car accident leaves one man dead

MN State Patrol logoOne man was killed and another man injured in a two-vehicle accident early Thursday morning at Minnesota Highway 36 and Manning Avenue North east of Stillwater.

The Minnesota State Patrol identified the motorist killed in the accident as John R. Larson, 42, of Marine on St. Croix. The other motorist, who suffered minor injuries in the accident, was identified as Kenneth A. Tougaw, 40, of Bayport.

The accident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday, according to an MSP report. Larson was traveling east on MN 36 in a 1997 Saturn SC2 Coupe and was making a left turn with a green arrow onto northbound Manning Avenue when his car was struck by Tougaw’s 2010 Dodge Caravan traveling west in the left lane of MN 36.
Washington County Sheriff’s deputies assisted troopers at the scene.