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Kimball man injured in Sunday morning crash on icy road

Cody Gangl, 19, of Kimball, suffered face and head lacerations from the airbag deployment and a headache after he lost control of his vehicle on an icy turn.

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Cody Gangl, 19, of Kimball, suffered face and head lacerations from the airbag deployment and a headache after he lost control of his vehicle on an icy turn Sunday morning in St. Wendel Township. Photo curtesy of the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.

ST. WENDEL TOWNSHIP — A Kimball man was injured following a Sunday morning crash according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Cody Gangl, 19, of Kimball, was traveling northbound on County Road 2 near Apache Lane when he lost control of his 1995 Ford Ranger on an icy corner.

Gangl’s vehicle went into an uncontrollable spin and crossed over County Road 2, striking a support wire for a power pole on the northwest corner of the intersection with 95th Avenue.

His pickup truck came to a stop in the west ditch of County Road 2.

Gangl suffered face and head lacerations from the airbag deployment and a headache but mentioned no other injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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Cody Gangl, 19, of Kimball, suffered face and head lacerations from the airbag deployment and a headache after he lost control of his vehicle on an icy turn Sunday morning in St. Wendel Township. Photo courtesy of the Stearns County Sheriff's Office

He was treated by St. Joseph Fire and Rescue and Mayo Ambulance.

Stearns Electric was on scene to ensure the power line would not be a hazard and the vehicle was removed.

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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 mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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