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Jackson County Crash Claims Life Of A Heron Lake Man

Mon 5-13-2019

(Jackson, Mn.)-- A Heron Lake man was killed in a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning in rural Jackson County.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 5:45am, 19 year-old Mic Ostgaard of Brewster was driving a 2001 Chevy Silverado northbound on County Road 9, just north of Interstate 90, when he entered the west ditch and rolled. A passenger in the vehicle, 20 year-old Wyatt Henkels of Heron Lake, was fatally injured in the accident.

The Lakefield Ambulance, Okabena Fire Department, Lakefield Police Department and Minnesota State Patrol assisted at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.

(Courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KKOJ in Jackson, Mn.)