Two killed in two-car crash in SE Minnesota

The crash occurred just before 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2022.

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HOUSTON COUNTY — Two people were killed after a two-car crash south of Brownsville, Minnesota, on state Highway 26 on Friday afternoon, Dec. 2, 2022.

A 2005 Chevrolet Classic was traveling northbound on Highway 26 and a 2003 Infiniti G35 was traveling southbound on Highway 26 when the cars collided in the northbound lane, according to the Minnesota State Patrol crash report.

Both drivers, 60-year-old Alan Eldor Wunnecka of Brownsville, who drove the Chevrolet, and 42-year-old James Paul Adducci of La Crosse, Wisconsin, were killed in the crash.

Neither driver was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office, New Albin Fire Department and Tri State Ambulance also responded.

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