FOR IMMEIDATE RELEASE: April 23, 2021
Contact Information: Troy D. Dunn, Sheriff
Date/Time of Incident: 04/23/2021 @ 7:29 am
Incident Description: Personal Injury Crash
Location of Incident: Dodd Road & LeSueur Avenue-Shieldsville, Rice County
Driver Information: Phoenix Plaskett, 26 - Kilkenny
Description of Incident: On above date/time, Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office reported a one vehicle rollover at Dodd Road and Le Sueur Avenue. They advised that their deputies, Montgomery Ambulance and Kilkenny Fire/Rescue were also responding. They advised a helicopter was headed to the scene as well.
Upon investigating, evidence showed that 2004 Mazda Tribute had been e/b on Dodd Road and entered the southeast ditch and rolled over, coming to rest on it’s side at the above location. A lone occupant/driver was extricated from the vehicle and transported from the crash location to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester by Mayo helicopter with serious injuries. It’s unknown at this time if the driver was wearing her seatbelt.
The crash remains under investigation by the Rice County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the MN State Patrol.
Prepared by: Troy Dunn