3-vehicle crash sends 2 drivers to the hospital

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash reported at 7:42 a.m. in May Township.

Ambulance with lights on

MOTLEY — A 49-year-old Pequot Lakes man and a 47-year-old Cushing man were injured Thursday, Feb. 10, after a propane truck was struck on Highway 64 in Cass County.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash reported at 7:42 a.m. in May Township. According to the report, a 2013 International propane truck was southbound on the highway when a northbound 2005 Ford Freestar van crossed into the southbound lane, striking the rear dual wheels on the propane truck. The truck went off the road and was vaulted, landing on its side.

At some point during the crash, a tire came off the propane truck, striking a 2021 Ford F-150 pickup traveling north behind the Freestar. Debris from the crash caused damage to four vehicles parked in a parking lot.

The driver of the propane truck, Marshall Douglas Forland of Pequot Lakes, and the driver of the Freestar, Stefan Scott Tucker of Cushing. both suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Lakewood Health System in Staples.

The F-150 driver, Connor James Stanton, 23, of St. Louis Park, was not injured.


The road was dry at the time and airbags deployed in the Freestar, according to the crash report.

Assisting at the scene were the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and the Motley Police Department.

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