Two drivers injured in Brown County crash

(New Ulm, MN) – Two people were injured in crash on Highway 68 Thursday morning in Brown County southeast of New Ulm.

Twenty-five-year-old Peter Earl Hodge of Mankato was southbound on 120th Avenue when the Freightliner Van he was driving collided with a Chevy Impala driven by 33-year-old Danielle Lynn Deopere of New Ulm.  Deopere was westbound on Highway 68 at the time of the crash.

Both drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries and went to New Ulm Medical Center for treatment.

Hodge was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the collision.

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