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Goodhue County man killed in Wednesday AM accident

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GOODHUE, MN (FOX 47) -- KROC is reporting Wednesday of a fatal accident in Goodhue County.

A Goodhue County man was killed Wednesday morning in a traffic wreck at a rural intersection located between Red Wing and Zumbrota.

The Goodhue County Sheriff''s Department says 36-year old Derek Skordahl of rural Goodhue lost control of his vehicle on the slushy road and was sliding sideways when he was struck by an approaching vehicle.

Skordahl died at the scene.

The other driver - 40-year old Wade Meyer of Red Wing - was taken to St. Marys, where he was treated and released.

The wreck happened just before 6:30 on County Road 6, near the intersection with County Road 9.

Snow and light rain fell across the region overnight, creating slick roads in many areas Wednesday morning.

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