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Items crash through windshield, injuring driver

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at 11:51 a.m. near Riverton.

An ambulance is seen in the distance behind a square stating crash.
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RIVERTON โ€” A 60-year-old man suffered injuries Thursday, June 30, after items from a trailer went through his windshield at Highway 210 and Forest Hill Road in Crow Wing County.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at 11:51 a.m. near Riverton. According to the report, a GMC Arcadia towing a trailer was traveling west when items from the trailer became dislodged. The dislodged items fell into the eastbound path of traffic, striking and going through the windshield of a GMC Envoy, driven by Ross David Peterson, 60, of Albany.

Peterson suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. The driver of the Arcadia โ€” Michael Angelo Kollars, 44, of Brainerd โ€” suffered no injuries.

The road was dry at the time.

Assisting at the scene were the Deerwood fire and police departments, Crow Wing County Sheriffโ€™s Office and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Ambulance.

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