On Feb. 8 at 7:40 p.m., a 2006 Ford Escape driven by Gerald Casper Weiner, 76, Aitkin, was southbound on 400th Ave., ran the stop sign and hit a snowbank coming to rest in the ditch. Weiner was brought to Riverwood Healthcare via North Memorial Ambulance and transferred to St. Mary’s Hospital for a non life-threatening head injury.
Road conditions were listed as dry. Weiner was not wearing a seat belt, alcohol was involved.
Assisting the Minnesota State Patrol was the Aitkin Police Department, Aitkin County Sheriffs Office and North Memorial Health EMS.