Fatality reported in Freeborn County

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, yesterday at 3:32 p.m. A blue Honda CR-V driven by 76-Year old William Studer of Albert Lea was traveling westbound on Interstate 90 when the driver, believed to be suffering an unknown medical condition, drove off the roadway and into the right ditch. The vehicle continued through a farm field, making a loop before vaulting over Freeborn County Road 30, eastbound. The Honda continued on, now northbound, before vaulting over Freeborn County Road 46. The vehicle then rolled multiple times, ejecting the unbelted female passenger, 80-Year old Elaine Lieb of Albert Lea. Studer the driver of the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene. Lieb was transported via ground ambulance to local hospital before being flown to St Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with life-threatening injuries. Assisting the Minnesota State Patrol was Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Albert Lea and Hayward Fire Departments, and Gold Cross Ambulance.