Vernon Center Woman Hospitalized Following Tuesday Crash Near Mountain Lake

A Vernon Center woman was hospitalized following a crash near Mountain Lake Tuesday Afternoon.

The crash happened on Highway 60 at County Road 27, just before 5pm.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 40 year old Crystal Marie Haas was transported to Windom Area Health with non-life threatening injuries following the crash.

A crash report says Haas was driving an SUV westbound on Highway 60 and a Buick Rainier was eastbound, making a left hand turn on County Road 27, when the vehicles collided in the intersection.

The Buick driver, 57 year old Richard Lee Berghorst, of Bingham Lake, wasn’t injured.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to the State Patrol.