Update: Name released of Garfield man who died in crash near Hinckley on May 14

The crash happened at about 4 p.m. on Interstate 35, a mile south of Hinckley.


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.

Al Edenloff is the editor of the twice-weekly Echo Press. He started his journalism career when he was in 10th grade, writing football and basketball stories for the Parkers Prairie Independent.
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