Madison A. Mendenhall, 14, killed, and Wallace Michels, 16, injured in tractor wreck on Highway 99 in Nicollet County, Minnesota

Modified Date: 
Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:32am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Mankato girl dies in tractor accident

A 14-year-old Mankato girl died in a tractor accident Thursday night on Highway 99 in Nicollet County. The driver, Wallace Michels, 16, was traveling westbound on a John Deere tractor at 10:40 p.m. when it ran off the road after hitting a bump, the State Patrol said. The State Patrol has not yet officially released her name. The girl was also initially listed as having non-life threatening injuries in an earlier report but the patrol later reported she had died.

Mankato girl, 14, killed in Nicollet County tractor accident

Madison A. Mendenhall was transported to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, where she later died. Authorities said alcohol was not involved.
 
People Involved: 
Wallace Michels
Madison A. Mendenhall
Roadway: 
Highway 99

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Madison Mendenhall was my best friend and she was a wonderful person.. She will always be in my heart

Madison Mendenhall was my best friend and she was a wonderful person.. She will always be in my heart

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