2 Hurt When Strong Winds Flip Pickup, Camper
LITCHFIELD - Two people were hurt when the pickup they were riding in was flipped by strong winds. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 7:45 a.m. Sunday morning on County Road 1 in Meeker County.
Forty-seven-year-old Danny Olson of Litchfield was driving the pickup, pulling a camper, when the strong winds and storms began. He slowed and was moving to the shoulder when the wind flipped the camper and pickup into the ditch. The camper disconnected and rolled into the field.
Olson and his passenger, 14-year-old Janessa Olson of Litchfield, were both taken to the hospital in Litchfield with non-life threatening injuries.