Stearns County – Crash with Injuries


Driver of Jeep runs stop sign causing crash.

Lorene Meyer, 52, of Melrose was driving her 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on County Road 176 and failed to stop for the posted stop sign at County Road 11. The Jeep struck a northbound 2014 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Jason Arnzen, 36, of Melrose.

Lorene and her front seat passenger, Thomas Meyer, 53, of Melrose, were transported by Melrose Ambulance to Melrose Hospital for medical treatment.

Arnzen was transported by a private party to the Melrose Hospital for medical treatment.

Thomas was later flown via Life Link air ambulance to the St. Cloud Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

Freeport Fire assisted at the crash scene.