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Highway 169 crash in Aitkin Co. sends driver to hospital

HILL CITY--A driver was injured Monday when he lost control of the Ford Super Duty truck he was driving and crashed along Highway 169, near Quadna Road in Hill Lake Township in Aitkin County.

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A driver was injured Monday when he lost control of the Ford Super Duty truck he was driving and crashed along Highway 169, near Quadna Road in Hill Lake Township in Aitkin County.

HILL CITY-A driver was injured Monday when he lost control of the Ford Super Duty truck he was driving and crashed along Highway 169, near Quadna Road in Hill Lake Township in Aitkin County.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported Steven R. Bergeson, 54, Spicer, was north of Highway 169 when he lost control, cut across the southbound lanes and struck a tree in the west ditch. The man was transported to the Grand Rapids hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Bergeson was wearing his seat belt, but the airbag was not deployed.

The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office assisted the state patrol at the crash, which was reported at 10:25 a.m.

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