Man loses control of pickup, strikes tree in Wells
Published 2:19 pm Friday, October 23, 2015
WELLS — A Wells man was transported to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester after a rollover crash Friday morning in Wells.
Harlan C. Latusek, 71, was driving a 2014 Dodge Ram east on Minnesota Highway 109 shortly after 11 a.m. when he lost control of the pickup and rolled, striking trees, a power pole and a house, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The pickup received severe damage, and first responders extricated Latusek using the Jaws of Life.
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Latusek’s injury was deemed not life-threatening, according to the State Patrol.
The report stated Latusek was wearing a seatbelt, and alcohol wasn’t detected in his system.
Roads were wet at the time of the crash.
The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.