MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man went missing briefly in St. Louis County Friday evening after crashing his car, according to police.
Thirty-nine-year-old Jonathan Pruse, of Silver Bay, was traveling on Townline Road in east-central St. Louis County Friday evening when he crashed his car.READ MORE: 1 Dead In Fatal Polk County Car Crash
Police believed Pruse may have gotten lost in the woods near the crash.READ MORE: DNR Asks Boaters To Stay Safe After Deadliest Season In 16 Years
St. Louis County Sheriff’s Volunteer Rescue Squad, U.S. Forest Service law enforcement and St. Louis County deputies began a search, as cold weather and increasing darkness caused concern for Pruse’s well-being.
Pruse was located shortly after midnight.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: October Payments Hitting Parents' Bank Accounts
Forest Service officers transported him to Essentia Health Northern Pines where he was treated for hypothermia.