Accident in Royalton takes life of Nisswa man

On Dec. 20, a two car collision on Highway 10 in Royalton caused the death of  Lucas A. Johnson, 23, a resident of Nisswa.

Johnson was a passenger in a 2000 Chevrolet Impala driven by Cody Husemoller, 20, of Duluth. It was traveling east on Highway 10 in Royalton.

A 2003  Ford cutaway van was traveling west on Highway 10 in Royalton. It was driven by Scott M. Geiger, 36, of Sartell.

Both vehicles were in their left lanes.

Husemoller swerved to avoid stopped traffic and slid into the westbound lane and into oncoming traffic. The Impala’s passenger side was broad-sided by Geiger.

Geiger had no apparent injuries and Husemoller had non life-threatening injuries. No alcohol was detected in either driver.