Cass County crash seriously injures garbage truck driver

The 50-year-old driver was transported via helicopter to a St. Cloud area hospital.

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PEQUOT LAKES — A Waste Partners garbage truck driver suffered serious injuries after hitting a deer and rolling a truck Friday, Nov. 18, in Maple Township, near rural Pequot Lakes.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported the crash happened at 6:06 a.m. Friday on County Road 1. The truck was southbound when two deer entered the roadway, striking the truck and causing it to leave the roadway and roll over.

The 50-year-old male driver was extricated from the vehicle, treated on scene and transported via helicopter to a St. Cloud area hospital with serious injuries.

The Pine River Fire Department, North Memorial Health Ambulance and North Memorial Health Air Care assisted at the scene.


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