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Cottage Grove woman injured in interstate crash

A Cottage Grove woman remained in critical condition Wednesday after a weekend rollover crash on Interstate 94.

The driver, Michelle Leane Geiger, 36, remained hospitalized at Regions Medical Center in St. Paul, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Her passenger, Kaylee Lyn Geiger, also was taken from the crash by ambulance, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Regions staff had no information Wednesday on the passenger.

According to a report released by the State Patrol, a witness saw Geiger's vehicle heading westbound on I-94 at 3:34 p.m. in West Lakeland Township when it began to veer off the roadway. The report states the driver over-corrected, sending the vehicle into a roll.

Michelle Geiger was partially ejected from the vehicle and became trapped underneath it, according to the report.

The report does not state whether alcohol may have played a role in the crash.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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