Crash on Hwy. 68 involves injuries PDF Print E-mail

UPDATED at 4 p.m. , Thursday, August 26

A crash on Hwy. 68 just east of Ghent at 8:55 p.m., Wednesday (August 25) brought numerous rescue personel to the scene.

According to the Minnesota State Highway Patrol, a Minneota man was injured in the accident. He is 63-year-old Marcus J. Bruns. His injuries were listed as non-life threatening.

Two other persons were also involved in the three-car crash. They are 59-year-old Sally D. Vogt of Canby, who had no injury, and 29-year-old Jamie L. Becker of Albany, MN.

According to the Minnesota Highway Patrol, Brun's vehicle side swiped the semi-truck, driven by Becker, causing it to lose a tire. Then he lost his steering and crossed into the lane of Vogt, side swiping her car.

The patrol didn't indicate the extent of the injuries to Bruns but they did say Becker was treated and released. They also didn't say if charges would be filed in the incident.

The Minneota Fire and Rescue Department was on the scene to help with the accident.