At 4:59 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a personal-injury accident at the intersection of MN Highway 24 and 650th Street in Forest City Township. Meeker County Deputies, Mayo Ambulance, and Litchfield Fire & Rescue responded to the scene.
Deputies learned a vehicle driven by Joseph Valiant, 30 of rural Litchfield, was making a left turn from MN Highway 24 onto 650th Street when he was struck from behind by Dustin Reich, 36 of Annandale. Valiant was treated at the scene for minor injuries by Mayo Ambulance. No other injuries were reported.