MORRISTOWN, Minn. (FOX 9) – A Rice County deputy driving a sheriff’s squad automobile struck and killed a lady strolling within the street early Saturday morning.
Minnesota State Patrol says a Rice County Sheriff’s deputy was headed eastbound on Morristown Boulevard close to Holland Avenue in Morristown, Minnesota simply after 2 a.m. when he struck a 52-year-old girl along with his squad. The deputy driving the squad was Sgt. Trevor Peterson, the sheriff’s workplace later launched.
Troopers say it seems the lady was within the roadway when she was struck. The sheriff’s workplace later recognized the sufferer as Stephanie Marie Wesley from Faribault, Minnesota.
“Our ideas and prayers are with the household at the moment,” a launch from the sheriff’s workplace reads.
The sheriff’s workplace later recognized the sufferer as 52-year-old Stephanie Marie Wesley from Faribault, Minnesota. Photograph supplied by a good friend. (supplied)
The sheriff’s workplace says the deputy was not responding to a name on the time of the crash. The sheriff’s workplace says his standing as a deputy has not modified as of Saturday afternoon, and so they’re awaiting the finished investigation from the Minnesota State Patrol.
“Sgt. Trevor Peterson is on scheduled days off at the moment. We’re ready for the outcomes of the official State Patrol Investigations earlier than we’ll decide if we’ll provoke an administrative investigation,” Rice County Sheriff Jesse Thomas informed FOX 9. “If an administrative investigation is deemed mandatory we’ll start that course of.”
Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash.