Authorities respond to fatal crash near Lake Crystal
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Police responded to a fatal crash on County Road 9, east of Lake Crystal, earlier this morning.
At around 2:30 a.m., deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on County Road 9, east of Lake Crystal, near Easy Street.
The driver, identified as 17-year-old Madison Kay Johnson of Lake Crystal, was the sole occupant of the 2005 Buick LeSabre involved in the crash.
Life-saving measures were unsuccessful at the scene.
According to a release, initial investigations suggest the vehicle was traveling west on County Road 9 and ran off the right side of the road, striking a utility pole on the driver’s side.
Lake Crystal Police, Fire and Ambulance assisted at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Monarch Healthcare Management has established a memorial fund for Madison Johnson.
“It is with tremendous sadness that we extend our condolences to the Johnson family regarding the passing of their amazing daughter and our beloved employee, Maddie Johnson. Maddie cared for everyone with compassion and a smile that was contagious. She will be dearly missed by the residents, family members and staff at The Beacon at Lake Crystal.”
Monarch Healthcare Management has established a Memorial Fund at MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal in her memory to assist the family with expenses. Please contact the bank directly at (507) 726-2137 if you are interested in helping the family during this devastating time.
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