Stewartville, MN (KROC-AM News)- Two people reported injuries after a vehicle crashed into a southeast Minnesota house on the morning of Independence Day. 

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Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Malinda Olson says deputies responded to the crash around 7:40 Thursday morning. 

Three adults and a child were inside of the home at the time of the crash. 

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Spring Valley Woman Admits to Cellphone Distraction Before Crashing into Rural Stewartville Home

The vehicle-house collision occurred in the 10,000 block of County Rd. 1 Southeast, which is about seven miles east of Stewartville


The driver, described as a 32-year-old woman from Spring Valley, told deputies she missed a curve, went off the road and collided with the home. 

She reported being distracted by her cellphone before missing the curve, the sheriff’s office report says. 

Olmsted County Sheriff's Office photo
Olmsted County Sheriff's Office photo

Hanson said the driver and one of the adults inside of the home suffered minor injuries. Deputies cited the Spring Valley woman for using a wireless device (cellphone) while driving, and careless driving. 

Impairment is not suspected to have been a factor in the vehicle-house crash, Hanson says. 

The extent of damage to the house is unknown. The driver’s name is not being released.

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