Sheriff: Young Woman Crashes While On Video Call

Sheriff: Young Woman Crashes While On Video Call Click to Enlarge Photo: Meeker County Sheriff's Office

(KNSI) - Deputies say a young woman crashed her vehicle after missing a stop sign while on a video call.

The Meeker County Sheriff's Office was called just after 5:30 on Sunday night about an injury crash at the intersection of County Highway 21 and County Highway 14 in Darwin Township.

Investigators say 18-year-old Caitlin Gunter, of Hopkins, missed the stop sign at the T-intersection and ended crashing in a field west of the intersection.

Gunter was on her phone in a video call during the accident.

She suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene by an ambulance crew.

Gunter was given a ticket for violating a the state's hands free driving law.

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