BENA — A Deer River man was seriously injured when the vehicle he was driving crashed Sunday, May 2, in Bena.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was called at 7:52 a.m. to the crash on Cass County Highway 9, also known as Winnie Dam Road Northeast in rural Bena. Deputies and responders arrived and found a single motor vehicle left the roadway crashing into the ditch and trees. The 29-year-old driver was treated on scene for serious injuries and transported to a Duluth hospital. The crash remains under investigation.

The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, Leech Lake Ambulance, Federal Dam Fire and Sanford AirMed assisted the sheriff’s office on scene.

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