The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 4, 2013

Mankato man injured in one-vehicle crash

Report says alcohol was detected


The Free Press

MANKATO — A 24-year-old Mankato man was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Mankato Friday morning.

Michael W. Mata was entering the westbound lanes of Highway 14 from North Victory Drive when he lost control of the Mitsubishi Galant he was driving and hit a median guard rail. The crash was reported at about 3 a.m., a State Patrol report said.

Mata was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, where he was treated for his injuries and released. Alcohol was detected, the report said.