Clearwater teen hospitalized after flipping car

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Sep 12, 2011 at 10:35 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A Clearwater teen was hurt after authorities said he flipped his car early Saturday. 

Stearns County Sheriff's deputies responded to the single vehicle crash on County Road 44 one mile east of St. Augusta on just before 6 a.m. Saturday.


Ryan John Schmidt, 18, of Clearwater was driving westbound on County Road 44 when his 1997 Honda Civic went off the roadway, striking several electrical boxes before going airborne and landing on its roof, Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner said.


Schmidt was transported to a nearby hospital by his parents for his injuries, Sanner said.

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