20-year-old Brittany Lynn Shulz of Appleton was killed in a car accident Wednesday at approximately 5:51pm on Hwy 59 at Park Avenue in Watson. Shulz was a passenger in a Saturn SL2 driven by 34-year-old Braxton Monte Anderson of New Effington, South Dakota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anderson was southbound on Hwy 59 when he made a hard left turn at Park Avenue in Watson. An oncoming SUV collided with the Saturn SL2 passenger side door. The MSP report indicates that Anderson may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. He was transported to North Memorial Hospital with injuries that were deemed life threatening.
The SUV was driven by 31-year-old Scotty Ponun of Milan. Ponun and his 18-year-old passenger, Wanton Isikar of Milan, were transported to the Montevideo Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.