Kerkhoven man ejected from vehicle in one vehicle car crash

A Kerkhoven man was injured early Saturday morning on a county road in Swift County.

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KERKHOVEN β€” A Kerkhoven man involved in a one-vehicle crash around 1:26 a.m. Saturday on County Road 35 north of Kerkhoven, according to a Swift County news release.

According to the release, Derek Krieger, 22, Krieger was ejected from the Ford pick up he was driving and was the only person in the vehicle.

Life Link III was called in to transport Krieger.

This crash is still under investigation at this time by Swift County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota State Patrol.

There is no further information available on Krieger's medical status at this time.


Agencies responding to the incident include the Swift County Sheriff's Office, Kerkhoven Fire and Rescue, Kerkhoven Ambulance and Minnesota State Patrol.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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