Three Hurt in Crash Near Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- Three people were hurt in a crash near Paynesville Friday afternoon.
The incident happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 16 and County Road 33 in Zion Township.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says a pickup pulling a flatbed trailer was heading west on County Road 16 when it failed to stop at the stop sign at County Road 33. The pickup was struck by a car heading south. Both vehicles went into the ditch.
The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Danny Heine of Tripoli, Iowa was not hurt in the crash. Heine's two passengers, 34-year-old Maaika Hol and seven-month-old Axel Heine were taken to the hospital and treated for their injuries.
The driver of the car, 45-year-old Char Pelz of Paynseville also was taken to the hospital with injuries.