The Minnesota State Patrol reports that early Friday morning, 34-year-old Jose Chalchi-Vela was southbound on Highway 75, at the Minnesota-Iowa state line in a 2001 Pontiac, when he lost control and the vehicle hit a sign. The accident came to the attention of law enforcement about 7 AM.
Chalchi-Vela was taken to Sanford Luverne Hospital by Rock County Ambulance.
Chalchi-Vela’s Pontiac received an unknown amount of damage.
The Lyon County, Iowa and Rock County, Minnesota Sheriff’s Offices assisted at the scene.