Fatal UTV Crash Near Albert Lea
Wells, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Mankato man has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash involving an all-terrain utility vehicle northwest of Albert Lea.
The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office says the fatal incident was reported Saturday afternoon at a rural property near Freeborn Lake about 5 miles northeast of Wells and 10 miles from Albert Lea. A news release says 30-year-old Derek Lindely of Mankato was driving the UTV when he lost control when he entered a rural road running the property and the all-terrain vehicle rolled in the ditch.
Lindeley, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was ejected and became pinned under the machine. His passenger, 25-year-old Megan Lindely, was not injured.
The deadly crash was reported shortly before 4 PM.