A pickup truck driver was killed in a collision with a semitrailer truck driven by a 17-year-old northeast of Rochester, officials said.
The crash occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hwy. 63 and County Road 21 in Farmington Township, the State Patrol said.
John W. Johnson, 83, of nearby Plainview, was taken by emergency responders to a hospital in Rochester and pronounced dead, the patrol said. The semi driver, Tyler D. Kehren, of Lake City, Minn., was not hurt.
Minnesota requires that semi drivers be at least 18 years old and hold a commercial driver's license, said a spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Safety.
Kehren was heading south on Hwy. 63 and collided with Johnson's pickup at the intersection with County Road 21, the patrol said.
Debris from the crash damaged a nearby SUV, but the two people in that vehicle were not injured, according to the patrol.