Stewartville Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries After Crashing into Sprayer

A Stewartville man suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing into a crop sprayer Tuesday morning.


According to the State Patrol, the collision happened around 9:30am on Highway 30, east of Stewartville as 80 year old Larry Turner tried to pass the crop sprayer as it was turning left and hit the front of it.  The Patrol says Turner’s vehicle rolled several times and ended up in the ditch.


Turner was flown by helicopter to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment.


The driver of the crop sprayer, 49 year old Rodney Krell, of Blooming Prairie, was not injured.