St. Peter Man Injured 03 Jan 13

A St. Peter man was injured Wednesday morning when he lost control of his vehicle on Highway 169 and crashed into a tree. The accident happened at about 6:45am in Nicollet County. 33-year-old Nathan Spessard was northbound on 169 when he reportedly attempted to turn around and lost control of his 2004 Nissan. The vehicle then went down a steep embankment and hit a tree. Spessard was treated for his injuries at River’s Edge Hospital in St. Peter and has since been released. The State Patrol says that the highway was wet at the time.