Olmsted County crash injures Florida man

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A man from Florida was hurt Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision in Olmsted County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 81-year-old William C. Gehrking of Dunnellon, FL, was driving south on Highway 52 when he attempted to turn onto northbound Marion Road.  Gehrking’s SUV collided with a southbound car on Marion Road driven by 61-year-old David W. McFarland of Rochester.

The crash happened around 11:50 am.

William Gehrking suffered a non-life threatening injury.  McFarland and a passenger in Gehrking’s vehicle, 70-year-old Suzanne J. Gehrking of Dunnellon, FL, were not harmed.

Gold Cross Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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