Brown County Sheriff’s Office
•Received a report of a one-vehicle crash without reported injuries at 7:46 a.m. Wednesday at CR 3/CR 23, North Star Township. Houston Morris, 37, Danube, was driving a 2013 Mack truck with a full load of beans that left the road and entered a field at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Beans were vacuumed into another truck. A report was done for documentation and sent to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
New Ulm Police
•Stopped a 24-year-old Sleepy Eye man for speeding at5th St. N. and Highland Ave. at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday. Driver had no proof of insurance and no driver’s license in possession. A report was sent to the New Ulm City Attorney’s Office.
•Received a hit and run crash report at Emerson UnionApartments, 15 State St. N. at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. A vehicle has front passenger side damage. Crash was possibly caused by a U-Haul trailer. A report was done for documentation.
•Received a report of a possible restraining order violation on the 300 block of South Front St. at 4:39 p.m. Tuesday involving a 31-year-old Bloomington man sending messages to a 21-year-old New Ulm female. A report was done for documentation.
•Received an explosion report at New Ulm Steel & Recycling, 1615 Minnesota St. S. at 1 p.m. Tuesday. No damage was reported. A report was done for documentation.
Renville County Sheriff
•The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a reportWednesday, at 8:30 a.m., of a one-vehicle accident near the intersection of Highway 19 & 2nd St in Morton.
The preliminary investigation revealed that 70-year-old Joyce Crooks of Fairfax, was driving a 2006 Hyundai Sonata when she was entering the city of Morton and took the curve too fast. Crooks lost control of the vehicle as it exited the roadway and hit a power pole. CentraCare Ambulance Service treated Crooks on the scene for minor injuries. Crooks was wearing her seatbelt\.
The Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Morton Medical Response Unit, Morton Fire Department, and CentraCare Ambulance Service assisted.
The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.