Update: Single-Car Crash Sends Two People to Hospital
ZIMMERMAN -- Two people were hurt in a single-car crash near Zimmerman on Friday morning.
The incident happened on 164th Street NW at 261 Avenue NW just after 5:15 a.m.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the car was going north on 164th Street NW. The car lost control, went through the intersection at 261st Avenue NW, and went into the ditch.
Two of the passengers were taken to Princeton Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Jesse Grabow tells WJON News that 21-year-old Benjamin Katzke of Princeton was one of the people involved. The crash remains under investigation but he was arrested on several charges, one being “false information to a peace officer.”
Michael Brownson was not involved in the crash at all as was previously reported. His name was allegedly given to responding troopers by Katzke.
The driver of the car, 20-year-old Damian Porter of Blaine, and another passenger, 21-year-old Devin Murray of Wyoming, were not hurt.