Spring Valley man injured in Thursday morning accident

Published 6:52 pm Friday, December 4, 2020

A Spring Valley man was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after his vehicle struck a tree Thursday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol crash report, a 2006 Toyota Tacoma was traveling east on Highway 16 at about 6:54 a.m. on Thursday when it left the road and struck a tree near milepost 210 in Frankford Township.

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office and Grand Meadow Fire and Ambulance responded to the scene.

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The driver, Michael Glen Becker, 44, of Spring Valley was transported to Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus – Rochester with non-life threatening injuries.

The report does not indicate what caused the accident; however, alcohol was not a factor.