ST. JOSEPH -- An icy patch of Interstate 94 caused a crash near St. Joseph Tuesday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 57-year-old Theodore Purvis of Fair Play, Missouri was westbound on I-94 when he hit a slippery spot in the roadway, lost control and entered the right ditch. The pickup Purvis was driving then struck a road sign, rolled and came to rest on its roof in a grove of trees.

Purvis was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 6:00 a.m.

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