At 6:06 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a single motor vehicle crash near the address of 24412 County Road 2 in Wakefield Township.
The driver, Shane William Vanheel, 30 of St. Cloud, was traveling northbound on County Road 2 near the address of 24412 County Road 2 when he went off the road because of the snow- and ice-packed roads. Vanheel struck a large pine tree head-on. He was the lone occupant in the vehicle.
Vanheel was transported by ambulance to St. Cloud Hospital for a leg injury.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Cold Spring Police Department, Cold Spring Fire and Rescue, and Gold Cross Ambulance.