On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at approximately 9:45 AM a van driven by Brent Earl Anderson, (62yrs) of the Upper Sioux Community, Granite Falls MN, was traveling westbound on highway 67 at approximately 570th St.
The driver apparently suffered a medical emergency and lost consciousness. The vehicle left the roadway rolled over a steep embankment on the south side of Hwy. 67. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the two elderly female occupants were transported by ambulance to the Granite Falls hospital with minor injuries.
The Upper Sioux Police Department and Minnesota State Patrol responded to the scene and were assisted by the Granite Falls Fire Department, Granite Falls Ambulance, and the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff department. The crash is currently under investigation by the Minnesota state patrol and the Upper Sioux Police Department.