Single Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Jackson Man

Mon 6-13-2016 []

(Tyler, Mn.)-- A Jackson man was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash Saturday near Tyler.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 41-year-old Brandt Berkner was driving a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup northbound on Highway 75 when it left the roadway, traveled through a field and struck a tree. It then caught on fire.

Berkner was transported by the Lake Benton ambulance to the Tyler Hospital. He was then transferred by air to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.

The pickup was totaled.

The crash took place around 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Lake Benton Fire Department, Lake Benton First Responders and Lincoln County Sheriff's Office assisted on the scene.