New Ulm Man Injured in Crash Near Brownton


A New Ulm man was injured in a one-vehicle crash Friday afternoon near Brownton.

The State Patrol says a semi tractor driven by 64-year-old Gregory Portner was southbound on Highway 15 when the vehicle crossed the center line and entered the opposite ditch.

Portner was taken to Glencoe ER for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The Brownton Fire and Police Departments, the Winthrop Fire Department, the Hutchinson Ambulance and the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.


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