Crash In Blue Earth Leaves One Fairmont Man Dead

Fri 11-19-2021

(Fairmont)- A crash south of the intersection of CR 16 and 310th Avenue in Blue Earth on November 17th saw one dead and two with minor injuries. Paul McDonough, age 32 of Fairmont, was trapped under the vehicle, a 1996 Ford Windstar, and had to be extricated. McDonough was later pronounced deceased after life saving measures were administered. The two others in the vehicle, Kado McDonough, age 18, and Richard Murphy, age 18, of Blue Earth, sustained minor injuries and were treated and released from the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Faribault County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

The Faribault County Sheriff's Office received the call at 3:58 pm on November 17th.

Assisting Faribault County Sheriff’s Office on scene were Blue Earth Fire Department, UHD Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol, and Martin County Sheriff’s Office.