Two Lake City Residents Killed in Crash

Two Lake City Residents Killed in Crash Click to Enlarge

Gary Johnson, a 58-year-old Lake City man, and Cheryl Schleicher, a 59-year-old Lake City woman, were killed in a Wabasha County crash Friday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Johnson was driving south on Highway 61 near Lake Township when he drifted over the center line. The vehicle drifted into the northbound lane where it collided head-on with a semi-truck.

The driver of the semi-truck, a 58-year-old Rochester man named Richard Warnken, sustained non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to a Wabasha Hospital.

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