Fatal crash takes life of Cologne man

A fatal crash that took the life of a 24-year-old Cologne man occurred on County Road 140 in Dahlgren Township on Monday, April 29.

According to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson, his office received a report of debris in the roadway on County Road 140, near Kelly Avenue, in Dahlhgren Township at 5:52 p.m. on Monday, April 29.

Carver County Sheriff’s deputies arrived to find a single vehicle had struck a railroad bridge pier. The Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera was driven by Jonathan Timm, 24, of Cologne. Timm was found deceased inside the vehicle.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Cologne Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, and the Midwest Medical Examiners Office.

If you need assistance from police, fire or medical personnel call 9-1-1. Anyone with information related to this incident or any crime is asked to contact the Carver County Sheriff’s Office at (952) 361-1212.

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