Teen Falls Asleep at Wheel and Rolls into Ditch
POPE COUNTY -- Three people were hurt in a crash in Pope County early this (Sunday) morning.
The incident happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Highway 104 near Glenwood.
The state patrol says 18-year-old Austin Beaty of Frazee was driving northbound on Highway 104 when he fell asleep, went in the ditch, hit a field approach, went airborne, rolled and landed on the roadway.
Frazee and his two passengers, 18-year-old Michael Fogarty of Bemidji and another 17-year-old boy from Frazee suffered from non-life threatening injuries.