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Man suffers medical issues, crashes Jeep

AITKIN--A 77-year-old man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 5:38 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 169 in Waukenabo Township in Aitkin County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Darrel L. Johnson of Tamarack was driving a Jeep Liberty north on Highw...

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A 77-year-old man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 5:38 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 169 in Waukenabo Township in Aitkin County.

AITKIN-A 77-year-old man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 5:38 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 169 in Waukenabo Township in Aitkin County.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported Darrel L. Johnson of Tamarack was driving a Jeep Liberty north on Highway 169, when he had a medical issue and crossed over the centerline and struck a semitrailer traveling south on the highway. The Jeep ran off the road and rolled, landing on its roof. Johnson was transported to Riverwood Healthcare Center Hospital in Aitkin with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the semi, Scott M. Beach, 47, Zim, was not injured.

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