PAYNESVILLE - A woman was hurt in a crash caused by the bright sun. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Highway 23, at Stearns County Road 33, east of Paynesville.

Thirty-six-year-old Betty-Jane Povilatis of Hawick was going west when she was blinded by the setting sun and ran off the road.

She was taken to Paynesville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.