Potsdam, MN (KROC-AM  News) - A rear-end crash north of Rochester Friday afternoon sent a Rochester man to St. Marys Hospital.

The State Patrol says 59-year-old Steve Hermanson was driving west on Highway 247 in Farmington Township when he slowed down to take a left turn onto Olmsted County Road 11 near Potsdam when his pickup was rear-ended by another pickup driven by 21-year-old Joseph Briggs of Stewartville.

The State Patrol indicated Hermanson was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.