Records published July 17, 2017
This is the records summary for July 17.
Lake Lillian man hurt in fall
LAKE LILLIAN — A 54-year-old man was airlifted for medical care after falling about 25 feet while trimming trees around 4 p.m. Friday at a residence about 1 ½ miles east of Blomkest on state Highway 7.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office reported that the man was trimming trees in the yard when a branch fell and struck the ladder causing him to fall.
He had several injuries. He was airlifted from the scene by Life Link Air Ambulance and reported in stable condition. No current information is available on injuries or condition, according to the Sheriff's Office.
The Lake Lillian Ambulance, Willmar Ambulance and Blomkest First Responders assisted at the scene.
Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash
MADISON — A motorcyclist suffered what were described as life-threatening injuries in a collision with a pickup truck at 6:01 p.m. on Friday on Lac qui Parle County Road 20 and 365th Street near Lac qui Parle Village.
Kenneth Lesley Dallman, 71, of Excelsior, lost control of his 2017 Harley-Davidson as he was going into a curve, authorities said. He was westbound on County Road 20, crossed the centerline and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by Kyle Allen Taylor, 31, of Ortonville, according to information from the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota State Patrol.
Dallman was transported from the scene by a Life Link helicopter to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Crystal Rose Nix, 32, a passenger in the pickup truck, was transported to the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dawson with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office, Chippewa County-Montevideo Ambulance and Dawson Ambulance also responded to the scene.
Five hurt in rollover
WILLMAR — A driver and four adult passengers suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle rollover at 7:22 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of 141st Street and 172nd Avenue Northeast in Kandiyohi County.
The Sheriff's Office reported that a 2016 Tesla driven by David Clark, 58, of Eden Prairie, rolled over and was on its top in a marsh at the location.
The Tesla was eastbound on 172nd Avenue Northeast approaching 141st Street Northeast when the vehicle's auto pilot feature suddenly accelerated and caused the car to leave the roadway and overturn, according to the report.
Clark and his four passengers were treated for minor injuries.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the New London Fire Department, New London Ambulance Service, Willmar Ambulance Service and Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad.
WILLMAR — A truck was broken into and contents inside it destroyed on the 600 block of Charlotte Street Southeast in Willmar, it was reported Sunday morning.
WILLMAR — A verbal argument on the street on the 400 block of 12th Street Northwest led to a call to police at 1:52 a.m. Sunday. One of the two individuals arguing had a permit to carry and drew his handgun when the other allegedly threatened him with a rock. The gun was not pointed at the other and no threatening statements were made. Neither party sought criminal charges, according to information filed with police.
Gas siphoned again
WILLMAR — A resident reported that someone has siphoned gas from a vehicle parked on the 100 block of 14th Street Northwest on three occasions now. The most recent theft was discovered Sunday morning.
NEW LONDON — A number of mailboxes were vandalized on Birch Street Southeast near Fourth Avenue in New London, it was reported Saturday morning.
Motor vehicle theft
SPICER — A Spicer resident reported Sunday that his motor vehicle on the 5000 block of 97th Avenue Northeast was stolen.