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Records published Nov. 14

This is the records summary for Nov. 14.

Driver hurt when vehicle hauling manure rolls over

MONTEVIDEO — The driver of a semi-truck hauling manure suffered non-life-threatening injuries around 1:58 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle went into a ditch, rolled over and spilled liquid manure in Chippewa County.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office reported that the semi-truck was proceeding east on County Road 13, east of County Road 5, when the driver swerved to avoid a deer. The vehicle went into the south ditch and back on the road then back in the ditch. It traveled a distance in the ditch before rolling over on the driver's side and coming to a rest.

The drive exited the vehicle on his own and walked across the roadway.

An estimated 4,000 gallons of liquid manure spilled into the ditch. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency duty officer was notified.

The driver was transported to the Chippewa County - Montevideo Hospital and then transferred to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Maynard Fire Department and First Responders, Clara City Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol and Ed's Towing and S.W. Inc.

No serious injuries in multi-vehicle crash

WILLMAR — No serious injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle crash at 7:54 a.m. Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 9 Northeast, just south of Civic Center Drive.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office reported that an 18-year-old male was driving a 2003 Hyundai Sonata northbound on County Road 9 and failed to slow down for other vehicles which had all slowed down for another vehicle to make a left-hand turn into a driveway.

The Hyundai Sonata struck a 2007 Ford Escape, driven by a 17-year-old female from Kandiyohi. The Escape struck a 2003 Chevy Silverado, driven by a 16-year-old female from Kandiyohi, which then struck a 2017 Nissan Morano, driven by a 16-year-old female from Willmar.

All of the vehicles had been northbound at the time of the crash. A 17-year-old passenger in one of the vehicles complained of minor injuries and was transported by a private party to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Willmar police and fire departments at the scene.

One hurt in Pope County collision

GLENWOOD — A 61-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle collision at 5:27 p.m. Sunday on Minnesota Highway 28 at the intersection with Minnesota Highway 55 in Pope County.

Duane Oliver Tolifson of Evansville was driving a 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis and was slowing to turn west onto Highway 55 when rear-ended by a 2005 Ford Escape driven by a 17-year-old female driver, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Tolifson was cared for at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. The teen driver, who was not named in the report, was not injured.

The Glenwood Police Department assisted.


NEW LONDON — A New London resident reported the theft of a vehicle Monday morning on the 9200 block of 240th Avenue Northeast, New London.

School bathroom vandalized

WILLMAR — A boy's bathroom at the Willmar Senior High School was vandalized with graffiti, it was reported Monday.