Cokato man seriously injured in Meeker County crash
A man is recovering from serious injuries following a crash on Highway 15 between Dassel and Hutchinson on Tuesday.
A Minnesota State Patrol crash report states that Paul Charles Volness, 64, of Cokato, suffered life-threatening injuries from the crash.
Volness was reportedly driving west in a Saturn Vue on County Road 18. He was then struck by a northbound Chevy Silverado driven by 44-year-old Shane Pitzl at the intersection of Highway 15 and County Road 18 just before 5:15 p.m., authorities say.
Volness was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, according to the incident report.
No alcohol is believed to be involved in the crash, and road conditions were reportedly dry at the time.