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Monday, May 27, 2024

Crash at Jeffers Corners takes life of Comfrey man

There was a fatal accident at the Jeffers Corners intersection of Highway 30 and Highway 71 on Monday morning at approximately 10:13 a.m.

81-year-old Jerry Lee Evers of Comfrey was killed in the accident. He was traveling west and was struck by a southbound 2022 Nissan driven by 54-year-old Scott Burdorf of Montevideo.

The vehicles collided in the intersection and Evers was not wearing a seat belt. He was declared dead at the scene. Burdorf suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital in Windom.

The Minnesota State Patrol handled the accident scene as the Windom fire and ambulance departments answered the call, as did the first responders from Jeffers, the Jeffers Fire Department and the Cottonwood County Sherrif’s Department.

For more details on this story, please see the May 15 edition of the Citizen.

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