Dassel man injured

May 19, 2008

By Roz Kohls
Staff Writer

Allen Ervin Vogelpohl of Dassel was injured May 10 in a one-vehicle accident on Meeker County State Aid Highway 18, south of Dassel.

Vogelpohl, 44, was driving a 1999 Ford Expedition north when he lost control past 190th Street, and slid into the ditch. The vehicle rolled, and Vogelpohl was thrown from the car, which ended up on its roof.

Meeker County Sheriff’s deputies, Dassel Fire and Rescue, Minnesota State Patrol, and Hutchinson ambulance responded to the scene. Vogelpohl was transported to Hutchinson Community Hospital. He was later transported to Hennepin County Medical Center, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.

As of Thursday morning, Vogelpohl was in serious condition in surgical intensive care, according to Hennepin County Medical Center.

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