(St. Paul, MN) — One Ramsey County deputy is recovering after his squad car was struck and burst into flames overnight Thursday. Police say the deputy was responding to a chase that started after a suspect allegedly stole a vehicle. The deputy was heading westbound near the intersection of County Road 96 and Highway 10 when the suspect slammed into the Ford Explorer squad vehicle. It burst into flames, and the deputy suffered a broken kneecap, fractured ribs, a bruised lung and possible head injury. The suspect was not injured in the crash.
Ramsey County Squad Car Struck, Bursts Into Flames
By Ashley Hanley|2021-03-19T07:58:44-05:00March 19th, 2021|
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Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!