1 injured in icy rollover crash

Published 4:14 pm Saturday, October 28, 2017

A Brooklyn Park man was injured Friday night in a rollover crash on icy roads in Freeborn County.

Patrick Edward Koop, 28, was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea with an injury deemed not life-threatening.

Koop was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado north in the left lane of Interstate 35 when he lost control after going over a bridge, causing the vehicle to run off the roadway on the right side and rolling before midnight, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Albert Lea police, Glenville fire crews and Gold Cross Ambulance assisted on scene.

Koop was wearing his seat belt, and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, the report states.

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