Kerkhoven, Minnesota, teenager transported to hospital after crash in Pope County

A 17-year-old from Kerkhoven suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash Monday morning in Long Beach. He was transported to Glacial Ridge Hospital for treatment.


LONG BEACH — A 17-year-old male suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash reported Monday morning on Minnesota Highway 29 near Long Beach, Minnesota.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol’s accident report, the Kerkhoven teenager was injured after the 2010 Honda Pilot he was driving crashed into a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both vehicles were traveling eastbound on Highway 29, which was ice- and snow-covered at the time.

Two people from Granite Falls were injured in a crash Friday in Prinsburg. The other driver may have been drinking.
A Willmar man was injured in a crash Friday in Lac qui Parle County on U.S. Highway 212.
Brian Raymond Johnson, 68, of New London, suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Stearns County. The other driver and passenger involved in the crash have not yet been named by the Minnesota State Patrol, but the report says it was a fatal crash.
A 2019 Freightliner Cascadia was traveling north on Highway 71 and a 2012 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling east on Leaf River Road. They collided at the intersection.

The teenager, who was not identified by name in the report. was transported to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood for treatment.

The other driver, a 17-year-old male from Alexandria who was not named, was not injured.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts, and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, reported at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the 23000 block of Highway 29.


Glenwood Police and Glacial Lakes Ambulance assisted the Minnesota State Patrol at the scene.

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