Elgin, MN - (KROC AM News) -  There was a fatal traffic wreck near Elgin Monday that may have been weather related.

The Minnesota State Patrol  says the wreck happened around 6 p.m. and led to the closing of a stretch of Highway 42.

The State Patrol says a car driven by 51 year old Brian Mueske of Rochester crossed the centerline and collided with another vehicle. He died at the scene.The State Patrol says he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The other vehicle was driven by 53 year old Kathleen Nault of Elgin. She was taken to St. Mary’s for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The State Patrol says the road was icy at the time of the wreck.

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