1 Treated for Injuries from Stearns County Crash

1 Treated for Injuries from Stearns County Crash Photo: KSTP

January 13, 2018 09:23 AM

One man was injured after he was involved in a crash late Saturday night in Stearns County.

According to Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson, a call was received around 9:44 p.m. reporting a motor vehicle crash involving injuries.


Upon arrival on the scene, Deputies found a 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup truck crashed in the ditch on County Road 154 near 207th Street in Albany. The pickup truck was tipped over on the driver's side and had extensive damage. 

The driver was identified as Gary John Harren, 65, of Avon. 

Harren reportedly drove his vehicle into the northbound ditch of County Road 154, corrected back onto the roadway, and then crashed in the southbound ditch and overturned. The driver was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Harren suffered minor injuries, but was safely removed from the vehicle. He was transported to St. Cloud Hospital for further treatment. 

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash. The accident remains to be under investigation. 

RELATED: 3 Taken to Hospital After Collision in Stearns County



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