Child Killed In Morrison County Rollover

SWANVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – A 2-year-old child was killed when a vehicle rolled over in Morrison County, authorities said.

The incident happened near Swanville, which is north and east of Sauk Centre between Long Prairie and Little Falls.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office said 31-year-old Gabriel David Pauly of Burtrum was driving when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled. Quintin Gene Pauly, the 2-year-old child, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 31-year-old woman and a 7-year-old boy were also taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities arrested Gabriel Pauly for suspicion of criminal vehicular operation after he was released from the hospital. He is currently being held in the Morrison County Jail.

The crash remains under investigation by the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

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