Mankato, MN (MNN) – A 16-year-old softball player at Waconia High School has died in a Friday car accident.

Crash investigators say Alexia Kretsch was on Highway 169 when a car on County Road 33 crossed in front of her. Kretsch swerved to avoid hitting the car, ran off the road and her vehicle rolled. She was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital, but didn’t survive.The Mankato couple in the other car involved were not injured.

 Her team played on without their star pitcher Saturday. 

(Minnesota News Network)