FAIRHAVEN TWP - A man is in the hospital after crashing his vehicle into a tree.

The Stearns County Sheriff's office responded to the crash at 12484 Bayview Road in Fairhaven Township just before 10 p.m. last night.

They found 25 year-old Jeffrey Shaffer of St. Cloud had driven off the road and into a tree. He was the only person in the vehicle.

Shaffer was taken to St. Cloud Hospital.

The crash is still under investigation, but alcohol is believed to be a factor.