Wells Man Killed in Single Vehicle Rollover on Monday Morning

Emergency Responders from Faribault County were summoned to a report of a single vehicle rollover accident early Monday morning which claimed the life of one person.


At approximately 5:40am, Faribault County Deputies and the Wells Police Department, were notified of a single vehicle rollover accident with an ejection near the intersection of County Road 32 and County Road 35 in Dunbar Township.


Investigators say 76 year old Dean Richardson, of Wells, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, which left the roadway and struck a culvert.


Richardson, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene.


The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Wells Police Department, Wells Fire Department, Wells Ambulance, Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota State Patrol.