Oronoco, MN (KROC AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic wreck that happened Thursday night in Oronoco.

The wreck happened just before 8 p.m. on northbound Highway 52.

The Patrol says a vehicle that was pulling a trailer was parked on the left shoulder of the highway. The driver of the vehicle was standing next to the trailer when a small SUV struck him and the trailer.

The State Patrol has identified the driver who was killed as 65-year-old Mican Thach of Rochester. His 39-year-old son Chantha was a passenger in the vehicle. He wasn’t hurt.  

The other vehicle was driven by 52-year-old Todd Fierro of St Paul.

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