Tricounty News

Car crash with injuries Jan. 1

Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 3:16 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a personal injury crash at County Road 2 and County Road 4 in St. Wendel Township. When deputies arrived, they learned that a car being driven by Samantha Johnson, age 21, of Minneapolis, was traveling northbound on County Road 2; Johnson failed to yield the right-of-way, and proceded through the intersection. Her car was struck by a car being driven by Chad Fouquette, age 42, of Foley, who was traveling eastbound on County Road 4. Johnson was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance, and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The
Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by St. Stephen Fire and Rescue.