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Waconia man rolls over near Bird Island Saturday

A Waconia man slid off the road and rolled his vehicle near Bird Island on Saturday morning.

On Saturday, Jan. 18, at approximately 11:54 am, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle rollover on Renville County Road 4 near 400th Street, approximately six miles south of Bird Island. 

Preliminary investigation showed a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Margit Rajendrakumar Barot, age 30, of Waconia, was traveling eastbound on County Road 4 when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle entered the north ditch, rolled, and came to a rest on its side. Barot, who was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, was uninjured and able to exit his vehicle. Road and weather conditions were found to be a significant factor in the cause of the incident. 

Agencies assisting on the scene were the Bird Island MRU, Bird Island Fire and Rescue and the Olivia Ambulance Service. 

 

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