On August 4th at 2:32 am deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on County Road 9 east of  Lake Crystal near Easy Street. The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle and lifesaving  measures were unsuccessful at the scene.

Initial investigation suggests the 2005 Buick LeSabre was traveling west on County Road 9 and  ran off the right side of the road striking a utility pole on the driver’s side. The driver has been  identified as 17-year-old Madison Kay Johnson of Lake Crystal.

Lake Crystal Police, Fire and Ambulance assisted at the scene. The crash remains under  investigation in conjunction with the MN State Patrol and Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s  Office. The Sheriff’s Office expresses our condolences to Madison’s family and friends.