Staples Man Hurt After Rear End Crash near Clearwater
CLEARWATER -- One person is hurt after a rear end crash in Stearns County Wednesday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. on I-94 near Highway 24 in Clearwater.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 65-year-old Samuel Pederson, of Becker, was heading east on I-94 when he was rear ended by a Toyota pickup truck.
The driver of the pickup was 39-year-old Matthew Olander, of Staples. He was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Pederson was not hurt. Authorities says Olander was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.