A Rice County man has passed away as the result of injuries suffered in an auto accident in late August. 73 year old David John Becher of Morristown died Monday in a Twin Cities hospital.

On August 30 Becher was traveling south on Iona Avenue and entered the intersection with Highway 60 when he was struck by a westbound semi operated by 35 year old Raimond Sandoval..  Becher was air lifted to North Memorial Robbinsdale with life-threatening injuries. Sandoval was not injured.