A head-on collision resulted in a fatal traffic accident in Dodge County this morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reports a Chevy Silverado was northbound on Highway 56 and was attempting to pass when it collided with a southbound Ford Focus head-on. The driver of the Focus, a 66-year-old man from Dodge Center, died. The Silverado was driven by a 19-year-old man from Hayfield. The accident took place just north of Hayfield just after 5:30 this morning.

Assisting the State Patrol were the Hayfield Fire and Rescue, Hayfield Ambulance, Dodge Center Ambulance, Dodge Center Fire and Rescue, Dodge County Sheriff's office and Gold Cross Ambulance.

Further details will be released early this evening. Conditions were foggy at the time.