2 injured in Stearns County crash

2 injured in Stearns County crash Photo: Stearns County Sheriff's Office

December 19, 2018 04:20 PM

Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon in a crash near Albany, according to a release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. 

The release said officers were called around 3:15 p.m. to crash on Quaker Road just east of Albany. 

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The sheriff's office said a 2001 Dodge Dakota driven by Caleb Albritton was eastbound on Quaker Road when the vehicle struck a field approach. The vehicle then vaulted over the approach and struck the top of a tree before crashing. 

Albritton and his passenger, identified as 14-year-old Isaac Sonnenburg, were able to get out of the truck on their own. The sheriff's office said the truck then caught fire, starting a fire along a small portion of grass in the area. 

Both Albritton and Sonnenburg were taken to St. Cloud Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

 

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