Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash


On May 3rd, 2019 at 6:54 p.m., the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 3 and Norway Road in St. Wendel Township near St. Joseph.

According to Sheriff Steve Soyka, a 2005 Toyota Tundra, driven by Jonathan Grace, 46, of St. Joseph, was westbound on Norway Road when it struck a southbound 2017 Ford Expedition in the driver’s side door. The occupant of the Expedition, Stacy Meyer, 54, of Freeport, was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital by Mayo Ambulance.

Grace sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Meyer passed away while at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

St. Joseph Police Department and St. Joseph Fire Department assisted.