On Tuesday October 18, 2016 at about 10:15 am, The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a one vehicle accident with injuries on U.S. Highway 10 and 1150th Street near Prescott in Oak Grove Township.
Joseph Smith 56, Red Wing, Minn. was traveling westbound on U. S. Highway 10 when he reportedly left the roadway due to a medical condition. Smith’s vehicle struck a metal culvert.
He was transported by River Falls Ambulance from the scene to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. with undetermined injuries.
Assisting at the scene was Prescott Fire Department and River Falls Ambulance. The accident is still under investigation by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.