Driver injured in Lac qui Parle County crash

A 47-year-old man from Madison was injured in a one-vehicle crash late Thursday night near Ortonville.

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ORTONVILLE – Alcohol was believed to be a factor in a one-vehicle crash late Thursday night in Lac qui Parle County that injured the driver.

According to the State Patrol, Antony James Loehrer, 47, of Madison, was driving a 2012 Chrysler 200 east on 390th street in Yellow Bank Township when the vehicle went into the ditch, rolled and landed on its wheels.

Loehrer, who was the only occupant in the vehicle, was taken to the Ortonville hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Loehrer was wearing a seat belt and road conditions were dry at the time of the crash, which was reported at 11:20 p.m.

According to the State Patrol report, alcohol was detected.


The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office, Big Stone County Sheriff’s Office, Ortonville Police Department, Ortonville Fire Department and the Ortonville Ambulance all assisted at the scene.

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Carolyn Lange is a features writer at the West Central Tribune. She can be reached at or 320-894-9750
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