Austin resident seriously injured after driving off road, into tree

Published 9:40am Monday, October 7, 2013

Austin resident Joshua Slezak, 32, was seriously injured shortly before noon Sunday when his 1999 Mazda Protege ran off Highway 105 and hit a tree about a half mile north of the Minnesota-Iowa border.

Slezak was transported to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Alcohol was not detected in his system. No other vehicles were involved, according the State Patrol.

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