State Patrol

(Sauk Centre, MN) A Sauk Centre man is dead after a two vehicle crash in Sauk Centre Saturday afternoon. The state patrol says it happened just before 4 p.m on Highway 71 on the north side of town. A car driven by 33-year-old Christopher Stiles was southbound on Highway 71 when it swerved into the northbound lane and was struck by a pickup driven by 30-year-old Kerri Lynn Beckermann of Sauk Centre. After impact, Stiles' car continued into the east side ditch and struck two trees. The pickup came to rest on the northbound shoulder on its side. Stiles was killed and Beckermann was taken to CentraCare Hospital in St. Cloud with non-life-threatening injuries.