The State Patrol has released the name of a 45-year-old man from Garfield who died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 35 near Hinckley Friday afternoon, May 14.
He was identified as David Thomas Greiner.
Tabitha Sue Sigler, 21, of Cambridge was driving a 2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor south on I-35 while Greiner was driving a 2017 Kia Sportage north. The Endeavor drifted into the median, crossed it and collided with the Sportage, according to the State Patrol.
Greiner, who was wearing a seat belt, died.
Sigler and a 36-year-old passenger, Santino Hilario Chavez of St. Paul, suffered life-threatening injuries. Sigler, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul while Chavez, who was wearing his seat belt, was taken to North Memorial Hospital.
The crash happened at about 4 p.m. a mile south of Hinckley.
Road conditions were dry. Airbags were deployed on both vehicles.
Pine County Sheriff’s Office, North Ambulance, LifeLink, and Hinckley Fire and Rescue responded to the crash.