State Patrol investigating deadly crash on Hwy. 7 in Victoria

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that took place on Highway 7 in Victoria Monday morning. 

The crash occurred at 8:21 a.m. on Hwy. 7 east of Hawks Pointe Lane. The State Patrol says a 2018 Chevrolet Suburban was headed westbound on the highway when it crossed the center line and struck an oncoming semi. 

The driver of the SUV, a 49-year-old Excelsior woman, was killed in the crash. She has been identified as Julie Anne Lizak. 

The semi driver, a 40-year-old Glencoe man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

Hwy. 7 was closed for a period of time following the crash, but has since reopened.