Monticello, Minnesota, man killed Monday in Meeker County rollover that also injured a child

A 22-year-old man is dead after a crash Monday in Kingston Township. Two juvenile passengers were also involved, one with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Traffic fatal.jpg
We are part of The Trust Project.

KINGSTON — A Monticello, Minnesota, man was killed Monday evening in a Meeker County rollover crash, and one of two children in the car was injured.

Dakota Daniel Flint, 22, was killed. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the Minnesota State Patrol, and whether alcohol was involved was listed as unknown.

One of the two children in the car — a 4-year-old boy who was not identified by name — was reported to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries, but no health care facility was listed in the report. A male infant was not injured. Both were restrained.

According to the report, Flint was driving a 2013 Dodge Dart southbound on Highway 15, south of Meeker County Road 27 in Kingston Township, when he went off the road and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll over.

CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital was listed as the treating facility for Flint.


The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Dassel Fire and Rescue, Mayo Ambulance and Life Link Helicopter also responded to the crash reported at 5:42 p.m. Monday.

Our newsroom occasionally reports stories under a byline of "West Central Tribune staff report." Often, the "West Central Tribune staff report" byline is used when rewriting basic news briefs that originate from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. At times, this byline is used when a news story includes numerous authors or when the story is formed by aggregating previously reported news from various sources. If outside sources are used, it is noted within the story.

The West Central Tribune newsroom can be reached via email: or phone 320-235-1150.
What to read next
Past contests have yielded such clever names as “Ctrl Salt Delete” and “Snowbi Wan Kenobi,” or a nod to Minnesota native Prince with “The Truck Formerly Known As Plow.”
The product “Death by Gummy Bears” sold at Northland Vapor locations in Minnesota contained 100 milligrams of THC per serving, and 2,500 milligrams per package — 20 times the amount allowed per serving and more than 50 times the amount allowed in a package.
Officers' involvement helps kids fulfill their requirements
Counties are required by law to hand-count ballots in a few randomly chosen precincts after the election.