Monticello, Minnesota, man killed Monday in Meeker County rollover that also injured a child

A 22-year-old man is dead after a crash Monday in Kingston Township. Two juvenile passengers were also involved, one with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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KINGSTON — A Monticello, Minnesota, man was killed Monday evening in a Meeker County rollover crash, and one of two children in the car was injured.

Dakota Daniel Flint, 22, was killed. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the Minnesota State Patrol, and whether alcohol was involved was listed as unknown.

One of the two children in the car — a 4-year-old boy who was not identified by name — was reported to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries, but no health care facility was listed in the report. A male infant was not injured. Both were restrained.

According to the report, Flint was driving a 2013 Dodge Dart southbound on Highway 15, south of Meeker County Road 27 in Kingston Township, when he went off the road and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll over.

CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital was listed as the treating facility for Flint.


The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Dassel Fire and Rescue, Mayo Ambulance and Life Link Helicopter also responded to the crash reported at 5:42 p.m. Monday.

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