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80-year-old injured after striking guard rail with car

An 80-year-old man was injured after striking a guard rail with his SUV Wednesday in Wadena County.

Michael Oliver Kniss of Alexandria was driving a 2017 Chevy Equinox north on Highway 71 near First Street NW in Sebeka when his vehicle crossed over the southbound lane and struck the guardrail on the west side around 2 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Kniss was transported to Tri-County Health Care for non-life threatening injuries. Kniss was wearing a seatbelt and no alcohol was involved, according to the state patrol report.