Police: Man found in SE Minnesota creek appeared to have been there for hours

The man was wrapped in a blanket when authorities arrived on the scene.

Posted: May 13, 2019 7:37 AM
Updated: May 13, 2019 10:47 AM

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. - A 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after a vehicle ended up in a creek in southeastern Minnesota.

The driver was going south on County Rd. 10 in Dover when it went off the road and into a creek.

Police said it believes the man went into the river around midnight or 1 a.m. The man was wrapped in a blanket when authorities arrived on the scene.

A passerby reported the accident and called 911 at 6:23 a.m.

Mayo and Eyota ambulance, St. Charles police and the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office all responded to the accident.

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