Two Hurt In Renville Cty Rollover 04 Feb 14

A Kerkhoven woman and her grandson were injured in a car crash in Renville County Monday evening. It happened at just after 5:30pm at the intersection of County Road 21 and 870th Avenue, about 4 miles north of Renville. 67-year-old Karon Kay Gerdes of Kerkhoven was driving northbound in a Chevy Trailblazer when she was hit by an eastbound Dodge Pickup driven by 35-year-old Michael Allen Voelz of Renville. Gerdes’ vehicle went into the ditch and rolled after the collision, and she and her minor grandson were taken to the Renville County Hospital in Olivia. Gerdes was later airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with non-life threatening injuries. Voelz was not hurt in the crash. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the accident.