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Alexandria man injured in rollover

A 30-year-old Alexandria man was injured in a rollover east of Hoffman in Grant County Wednesday night.

Joseph Walter Hermes was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer east on Highway 27 at about 11:15 p.m. when he lost control on the icy road, according to the State Patrol. The Trailblazer went into the ditch and overturned.

Hermes was taken to the Douglas County Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It's unknown whether he was wearing a seat belt.

Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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