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Man killed in crash in Benson

A Murdock man was killed Monday in a two-vehicle crash in Benson.

A Minnesota State Patrol report said the victim, Alfred Urke, 87, was a passenger in a car driven by Loretta Urke, 81, of Murdock.

Loretta Urke was driving a 2017 Ford Escape, was going south on 19th Street and attempted to cross U.S. Highway 12. The vehicle was struck by a 1997 Dodge Ram, driven by James Timm, 42, of Granite Falls, that was going west on Highway 12.

The accident was reported at 12:43 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4.

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