Guttenberg Teenager Killed in Crash


By Aaron Hepker

CLAYTON COUNTY - One person is dead after a two-car collision in Clayton County. The accident happened at around 7:30 Friday morning along Highway 52, just north of Garnavillo.

The Clayton County Sheriff's Department says a vehicle driven by Matthew Crary, 18, of Guttenberg, was southbound on the highway when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a northbound semi-tractor.

Crary, a student at Clayton Ridge High School, was killed in the accident.

The driver of the semi-tractor, James Barth, 60, of Red Wing, Minnesota, was not injured in the crash.

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