Villard Man Dies in Tuesday Car Crash 22 May 13

A Villard man has died, following a deadly crash in Pope county yesterday (Tuesday) morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened just before 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 28 and 150th Street, south of Villard.

Seventy-five year old Clifford Euerle was killed in the crash. Fifty-one year old James Hoppe of Freeport was not hurt. The State Patrol says Euerle’s car stopped at the stop sign on 150th street, then pulled out in front of Hoppe’s truck and was struck broadside. No alcohol was detected in either driver.