19-Year-Old Suffers Significant Injuries in Stearns Co. Crash

Created: 07/07/2013 10:40 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste



A 19-year-old suffered significant injuries after a crash in Stearns County Sunday.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle had rolled over around 2:03 p.m. and was in the creek near the intersection of County Road 12 and County Road 31 in Spring Hill Township.

A deputy responding to the scene learned the truck had been heading southbound when it left the roadway and vaulted over the creek. The truck flipped end over end in the crash, and landed on its tires.

The driver, Dustin Kalthoff, of Belgrade needed to be extricated from the truck.

He was taken to Melrose and flown to the St. Cloud Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.