STEARNS COUNTY - A St. Joseph woman was hurt after hitting the back of a front end loader on Monday morning.

The incident happened at about 9:00 a.m. on County Road 75, about half a mile from St. Joseph.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says 24-year old Lucas Larson of Avon was driving a front end loader tractor in the east bound lane, when 63-year-old Stephanie Hazen of St. Joseph hit the back of the loader in her SUV.

Hazen was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of her injuries.