Fairmont Police Officer, Suspect Injured in Pursuit

(Blue Earth, MN) — A Fairmont police officer is recovering from injuries suffered in a crash involving a suspect vehicle in southern Minnesota. The State Patrol says the squad car was in pursuit of a vehicle in Blue Earth when the suspect did a u-turn and struck the patrol car. Troopers say the 23-year-old officer was taken to the hospital Friday for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The report says the Cleveland, Ohio woman driving the suspect vehicle was also hospitalized but not seriously hurt.