Tragedy near Plainview:
Highway 42 closed, detour for vehicle crash
ROCHESTER, Minn. – (3:55 p.m.) Highway 42 south of Plainview is closed and traffic is being detoured while the Minnesota State Patrol investigates a fatal traffic crash, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
The crash is at Highway 42 and Wabasha County Township Road 234.
The detour is: Wabasha County Road 4 to Wabasha County Road 25, which is just north of Elgin on Highway 42.
Motorists should expect delays for the next several hours.
MnDOT reminds motorists to be alert for emergency vehicles and follow directions from emergency personnel on the best route and best speed.