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Propane Truck Rollover

Posted: 07/12/2019

Category: County Sheriff Press Release

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Case Number: 19008250

Date Reported: 7/11/2019 at 0800 hours

Incident: Propane Truck Rollover

Location: County Road 2 SE / E Lake Ellen Road SE - Douglas County

Complainant/Victim: Michael Thomas Kugel, age 38, Osakis, MN

Case Details:

On the above date and time the Douglas County LEC received a 9-1-1 report of a propane truck rollover on Douglas County Road 2 south of Lk Ellen Rd SE. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, North Ambulance, Osakis Fire and First Responders and the MN State Patrol responded to the scene.  

Personnel arrived on scene and found a liquid propane delivery truck rolled over in the northbound ditch. The driver, Kugel, was able to get out of the vehicle after the crash. Personnel found propane and diesel fuel leaking from the vehicle. The truck was uprighted and then towed to Pope County Co-op in Villard to off-load the liquid propane. The driver sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Alomere Hospital in Alexandria by North Ambulance. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.   The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the MN State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Division.

Officer: Sheriff Troy Wolbersen


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