Somerset man dies when tire strikes car
A Somerset man was killed in a Saturday afternoon accident near Stillwater.
Shane Erickson, 23, was killed when an errant wheel from a Ford F-350 vehicle bounced across Highway 95, striking Erickson's Pontiac Grand Am.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, the crash occurred at about 2:23 p.m. in the southbound lanes of 95 at the intersection with Highway 36.
Bradley Wicklem, 39, of New Richmond, was the driver of the pickup. He was reportedly uninjured, as was his passenger.