Wells Man Dies in Two Vehicle Accident West of Mapleton on Tuesday Afternoon

Authorities have identified the driver who died in a two vehicle crash in Blue Earth County on Tuesday.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says 30 year old Nathan Edward Williams of Wells died in the crash at the intersection of Blue Earth County Road 39 and 148th Street, between Good Thunder and Mapleton, around 4:15 Tuesday Afternoon.

The Sheriff’s Office says Williams was going east on 148th St. when he collided with a SUV going south on County Road 39.

Responders began life saving efforts, but say his injuries were too severe and Williams was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle and three minor children were treated and released.

Authorities say the investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.