Watkins Man Airlifted After Rollover Near Freeport
FREEPORT -- A Watkins man was hurt after a rollover near Freeport Sunday.
The incident happened just before 6:00 p.m. on County Road 11 near 357th Street just south of Freeport.
Sheriff John Sanner says 23-year-old Brent Geislinger was heading south on County Road 11 when he veered off the road, struck an approach, went airborne and rolled into a ditch.
When authorities arrived they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the vehicle. Deputies were able to pull Geislinger from the vehicle before the car became engulfed.
He was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital for his injuries. The crash remains under investigation.