State Patrol Says Alcohol Involved in Single Vehicle Roll-Over Accident


One person was seriously injured in a single vehicle roll-over accident this weekend in Aitkin County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol Bridget Riley Hicks, 47, of Key West, Florida, was injured when the southbound 2003 GMC Sierra she was driving left County Road 28 at 287th Lane when the driver failed to negotiate a curve.

According to the State Patrol report, Hicks was partially ejected in the accident reported Saturday afternoon. She was taken to North Memorial, and treated for injuries troopers at the scene describe as life threatening.

Road conditions were listed as dry and Hicks was not wearing a seat-belt at the time of the accident, reported just after 4:30.

Officials say alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident.


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