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Personal Injury Accident

Posted: 11/18/2019

Category: County Sheriff Press Release

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Case Number: 19013998

Date Reported: 11/16/2019

Incident: Personal Injury Accident

Location: County Road 14/Smokey Timbers Road

Case Details:

Driver 1: Kenneth Jakob Karius, Age 94, Miltona, Minnesota
Driver 2: Marvin William Hertwig, Age 79, Miltona, Minnesota

Details: On 11/16/19 at approximately 0852 hours the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to County Road 14 for a 2-vehicle crash with injuries. Deputies discovered that Marvin parked his vehicle partially in the east bound lane. Kenneth was traveling east bound, struck Marvin’s vehicle, and came to rest in the ditch. Kenneth was extricated from his vehicle by the Miltona Fire Department and was transported to the St. Cloud hospital by Life Link. Kenneth died as a result of his injuries. Marvin was not injured. The road conditions were icy. This crash is still under investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Miltona First Responders, Miltona Fire Department, North Ambulance, Parkers Prairie Ambulance, Life Link, and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Officer: Deputy Alex Herzberg, #218


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