Rochester woman hurt in Tuesday morning crash

State Patrol blaming a patch of ice on the road.

Posted: Apr 17, 2018 9:34 AM

EYOTA TOWNSHIP, Minn. - Ice is being blamed for a Tuesday morning auto accident in Olmsted County.

Karina Jean Baltes, 22 of Rochester, was driving north on U.S. Highway 52 when the Minnesota State Patrol says she hit a patch of ice, lost control, and went into the ditch. Baltes suffered what is being described as a non-life threatening injury and was taken to St. Mary's Hospital.

Baltes was wearing her seat belt during this crash, which happened around 7:30 am.

Chatfield Fire Department and Eyota Amublance assisted at the scene.

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