Rural Olmsted County Crash Sends Plainview Man to Hospital
The State Patrol responded to the crash around 1:45 p.m. It happened at the intersection of Hwy. 247 and County Rd. 128, which is about eight miles east of Oronoco.
The state crash report indicates a pick-up truck and sedan were traveling east when the two vehicles collided. The sedan driver has been identified as 38-year-old Edward Clayton Hainer.
He was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. 43-year-old Caleb John Klassen of Wabasha was driving the pick-up. He was not hurt.
Both of the drivers were buckled up and alcohol was not a factor in the crash on the dry highway, the report says.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, Elgin Fire Department and Mayo Clinic Ambulance also responded to the two-vehicle collision.
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