Bu Ko Killed; Kyan Day, Ku Paw Injured in Accident at County Rd 55 in Willmar Twp, MN

August 19, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Bu Ko, Kyan Day, Ku Paw
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

County Rd 55, Willmar, Willmar Township, MN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Minnesota State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Honda Pilot, Peterbilt Truck
County Rd 55
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Pilot was involved in a collision with a Tractor-trailer

What Happened

Minnesota State Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a woman at County Rd 55 in Willmar Twp, MN on August 19th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:14 p.m. According to investigators, a Honda Pilot and commercial truck were involved in a collision that happened at the intersection with Hwy 40. A passenger in the Honda, identified as 51-year-old Bu Ko, suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the Honda, identified as 27-year-old Kyan Day as well as a second passenger, 64-year-old Ku Paw, were hospitalized with suspected non-life-threatening injuries. The truck operator, identified as 33-year-old Roberto Rivero, was reportedly uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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