At 7:12 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, the Stearns County Dispatch Communications Center received a 911 call of a single-vehicle crash hear 18623 Dairywood Road in Maine Prairie Township. A 2006 Chrysler Town and Country was found in the ditch on the west side of Dairywood Road. The owner and driver, 37-year-old Tansy Sayre of St. Cloud, was heading north on Dairywood Road, delivering newspapers, when the minivan left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Both the van and pole were damaged as a result. Sayre was the only person in the van, and she was taken to St. Cloud Hospital by Mayo Ambulance. She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, and there was no other vehicle involved.
Stearns Electric was called to replace the utility pole. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Kimball Fire and Rescue.