At about 4:05 a.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 24, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single-
vehicle accident at the intersection of CSAH 15 and CSAH 6 in Collinwood Township. Meeker County deputies, Dassel Fire and Rescue, and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the scene. The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver and lone occupant, Justin Simonson, 20 of Cokato, went off the roadway and struck a tree. Simonson was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital and later air-lifted to North Memorial. The extent of his injuries is unknown. Alcohol was not considered a factor in this crash.