At 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one-vehicle rollover on County State Aid Highway 21 east of County State Aid Highway 14 in Forest Prairie Township. Meeker
County Deputies, Minnesota State Patrol, Mayo Ambulance, and Dassel Fire and Rescue responded.
Emergency responders arrived to find the lone occupant had been ejected from the vehicle. Michelle Ann Bengtson, 32 of rural Litchfield, died at the scene from injuries received in the crash. Bengtson was westbound on County State Aid Highway 21 when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled multiple times.