Driver injured when pickup crashes into tree near Gibbon

A driver was injured when his pickup crashed into a tree near Gibbon Tuesday evening.

The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office responded just before 6:30 p.m. to a single-vehicle crash on Co Rd 2 near 330th St, about three miles south of Gibbon in Severance Township.

A press release says Erik Morales, 35, of Gibbon, was northbound on Co Rd 2 when his Chevy pickup reportedly malfunctioned, causing him to lose control and exit the roadway, where he eventually crashed into a tree.

Morales was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  His pickup sustained moderate damage.

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