A young mother died and her 3-year-old child was injured in single-vehicle crash on Wednesday morning.
According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened just after 9 a.m. when a 29-year-old woman driving an unidentified vehicle east on Hwy. 10 left the road just before the intersection with Main Ave. in Clear Lake.
The vehicle crashed into a sign, at which point the woman was fatally ejected from the vehicle.
The sheriff's office has identified her as Kayla Michelle Phaneuf, of East Bethel. Her 3-year-old child was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with minor injuries.