Darryl Klapel Car Accident – Darryl Klapel was killed in a car accident in Big Stone County, and two others were injured. On Saturday, May 28, the Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in the Ortonville area that killed one person and injured two others.

The accident occurred around 5:00 p.m. near the crossroads of US Highway 12 and Big Stone County Road 21 in Odessa Township, Big Stone County, according to officials.

A 2010 Honda Element driven by a 57-year-old Minneapolis man and a 2013 Lincoln MKX driven by a 73-year-old Ortonville man were engaged in the collision. The Lincoln carried a 71-year-old woman from Ortonville as a passenger.

Darryl Klapel, 73, of Ortonville, was identified as the deceased victim.