KIMBALL -- A Watkins man was hurt when the vehicle he was driving was hit from behind.  The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 9:15 a.m. Sunday on Highway 55 in Kimball.

Thirty-seven-year-old Bruce Schmitz of Watkins was driving east when he stopped to make a left turn, waiting for westbound traffic to clear before turning.  His vehicle was struck from behind by a car driven by 29-year-old Courtney Eystad of South Haven.  Schmitz' vehicle was pushed forward coming to a rest in the ditch.

Schmitz was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  His four passengers were not hurt.  Eystad was not hurt.