Driver flown to Rochester after rollover in Shieldsville

A 26-year-old woman from Kilkenny was flown to Mayo Clinic in Rochester after her vehicle rolled over in Shieldsville, Friday morning, April 23.

According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, Phoenix Plaskett, 26, of Kilkenny was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester by Mayo helicopter with serious injuries. Dunn said Plaskett was driving a 2004 Mazda Tribute eastbound on Dodd Road by Le Sueur Avenue when the accident occurred at 7:29 a.m.

“The Tribute had been eastbound on Dodd Road and entered the southeast ditch and rolled over, coming to rest on its side at the above location,” Dunn reported.

Plaskett was extricated and flown to Rochester. Dunn said it is unknown if she was wearing her seatbelt.

The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office reported the rollover. Its deputies, Montgomery Ambulance and Kilkenny Fire/Rescue also responded.

The crash remains under investigation by the Rice County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the MN State Patrol.


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