Cokato man hits tree in Meeker County

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – A one-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of County State Aid Highway 15 and County State Aid Highway 6 in Collinwood Township yesterday morning, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 4:05 a.m., Justin Simonson, 20, of Cokato went off the road and struck at tree with his vehicle. He was traveling alone, and alcohol is not considered a factor in the incident.

Simonson was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital, and then air lifted to North
Memorial. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

Dassel Fire and Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the scene.

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