Cokato Man Injured in Meeker County Crash


A Cokato man was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Meeker County early Wednesday morning.

Meeker County authorities say 20-year-old Justin Simonson was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield and later airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment of unknown injuries.

Authorities say at about 4am, the sheriff’s office received a report of a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of County State Aid Highway 15 and County State Aid Highway 6 in Collinwood Township.

The preliminary investigation shows that Simomson went off the roadway and struck a tree.

Authorities say alcohol is not considered to be a factor in this crash.


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