Morrison COunty Snowmobile vs. Vehicle Accident
The Morrison County Sheriff ‘s Office reports that on 3-9-2019 at approximately 3:54 pm, their
office received a report of a snowmobile vs. vehicle accident near the intersection of Abaca Road
and 20th Avenue, approximately two miles west of Upsala, in Elmdale Township.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, 14-year-old Travis Kerfeld of Melrose, MN was driving a
snowmobile on the trail, traveling west, crossing over 20th Avenue. 55-year-old Leif Johnson of
Burtrum, MN was traveling south on 20th Avenue. Kerfeld failed to yield and was struck by the
vehicle on the roadway. Kerfeld was transported to St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross
Ambulance with a possible leg injury.
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Upsala First Response
Team and Gold Cross Ambulance.