MELROSE TOWNSHIP - A boy lying on the ground was struck by a car.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. yesterday (Wednesday) at Sylvia Lake County Park in Melrose Township.

Seventeen-year-old Trent Tschida of Melrose was lying by the lake, when a vehicle driven by 35-year-old Santiago Cantu of Melrose drove over him.

Tschida was struck in the head and shoulder area.  He was taken to Melrose Hospital by private party with non life threatening injuries.