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Vehicle strikes two persons, kills one in Prescott

PRESCOTT - A fatal motor vehicle accident took place in Prescott Sunday morning.

According to police reports, a 1996 Honda van driven by Heath Gutting, 35 of Prescott, struck two persons, 85-year old Harvey Brown and 86 year-old Margaret Brown of Prescott, as they were walking across the street on the 200 block of Broad St. North at 10:41 a.m..

Both Browns were injured, with Mr. Brown transported to Regina Hospital in Hastings and Mrs. Brown taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Harvey was treated and released but Margaret passed away.

The accident is still under investigation.