Man injured in crash

Published 9:54 am Monday, March 14, 2011

MANCHESTER — One man was transported by helicopter to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester Saturday after the vehicle he was riding in went off the roadway on Freeborn County Road 25, rolled and struck a tree.

According to a Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office news release, Brian Stahl, 45, was airlifted from the scene of the crash on Freeborn County Road 25, one mile east of 665th Avenue. Specifics of his condition are unknown but his initial injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Authorities arrested the driver of the vehicle, Barbara Stahl, 48, for fourth-degree driving under the influence and criminal vehicular operation.

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Brian Stahl was the passenger.

Barbara Stahl reportedly went onto the north shoulder of County Road 25, overcorrected, rolled and struck a tree with the passenger side of the vehicle. The vehicle stopped in its final resting position on its roof, facing to the east and southeast.

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the crash.

Assisting at the scene were Freeborn Ambulance, Manchester First Responders and he Minnesota State Patrol.

The release stated the Sheriff’s Office also wants to remind all drivers to be cautious this time of year when the snow is melting during the day and then freezing at night, causing slippery road conditions. Officials also advised occupants of vehicles to wear their seat belts.

Two arrested for DWI

Police arrested Tahesha Kitisha Dean Schweninger, 31, for third-degree driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop near the intersection of East Main Street and Sibley Avenue at 1:03 a.m. Saturday, reports stated.

Police arrested Susan Marie Milldenstein, 51, for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop near the intersection of Katherine Street and East Main Street at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Man arrested for open-bottle violation

Police arrested Juan Enrique Cerda, 32, for an open bottle violation after a traffic stop at 10:35 p.m. Friday at 130 W. College St., according to reports.