Tricounty News

Rollover with injury



Monday, Nov. 6, at 10:07 p.m. the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Eden Valley Rescue, Eden Valley Fire Department, Watkins Ambulance, and Minnesota State Patrol were dispatched and responded to Highway 55, approximately one half mile west of County State Aid Highway 34, for a one-vehicle rollover personal-injury accident. David Nelson, 46 years old, from Eden Valley, was driving a 1994 Plymouth Voyager east on Highway 55, when he swerved to miss a deer causing the vehicle to go into the south ditch, roll over, and come to a rest on a replacement power line pole.

David Nelson and passengers, Danielle Nelson, 16, of Eden Valley, and Caramon Hansen, 19, of Watkins, were taken by Watkins Ambulance to Paynesville Hospital.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.