Meeker County Sd

(Kingston MN-) A Litchfield woman is hospitalized after crashing into a tree near Kingston Wednesday night. The Meeker County Sheriff's Department says it happened just before 10 p.m. on Highway 19 in North Kingston Township. A vehicle driven by 32 year old Joanna Mackereth left the road and hit a tree at the intersection with 737th Avenue. Mackereth was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries. Deputies have determined alcohol was a factor in the crash, and the investigation is ongoing.