|
|
Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Deer runs into state trooper's cruiser outside of Mentor, causing significant damage

  • It's fate isn't known, as it ran off.
    • email print
      Comment
  • A Minnesota State Patrol trooper’s squad car was significantly damaged Monday when it was struck by a deer near Mentor.
        Trooper Rick Olson was southbound on Polk County Highway 12, about a half mile south of Ash Street in Mentor minutes after 7 a.m. Monday when a deer bolted from the ditch and struck his squad car in the driver’s side door, according to the State Patrol report.
        The vehicle sustained about $3,400 in damage, according to State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow. Olson was not hurt.
        The fate of the deer is not known as it ran away from the scene.

      Events Calendar