EDITOR’S NOTE: Originally the story had one sentence saying the charge was Anderson’s fourth DWI. It has been corrected saying it was a DWI – Fourth-Degree Driving While Impaired.
WINONA, Minn. (WFRV) – A man from Minnesota is facing multiple charges after he reportedly drove the wrong way on a highway and hit a vehicle that was driven by a person from Oshkosh.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, on Feb. 19 around 1 a.m., a Chevy Silverado was going northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 61. The Chevy then hit a Toyota Camry at the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 43.
The driver of the Chevy was 35-year-old Adam Anderson was taken into custody and Winona County Detention Center records say he was charged with DWI – Fourth-Degree Driving While Impaired and Criminal Vehicular Operation; Bodily Harm.
Anderson did not have any injuries from the incident.
The Toyota had a total of three people in the vehicle. Those three were:
- 21-year-old Nicholas Lemmerond – Oshkosh
- 22-year-old Natalie Carlson – Oshkosh
- 20-year-old Hannah Goman – Stevens Point
Authorities say that Goman died from the incident while both Carlson and Lemmerond had non-life-threatening injuries. Goman was a student at Winona State University who was studying Social Work.
The university sent out a statement saying that there is no safety concern for the campus community and counseling and support services were being made available. Winona State University says Goman was 21-years-old while the Minnesota State Patrol says she was 20-years-old.
Local 5 will update this story if more details are released.