A St. Cloud woman is recovering after she was struck by a wheel that broke off a trailer and hit her as she got the mail.
Stearns County sheriff's authorities say 53-year-old Jeanne McGuire was standing near a mailbox near Kimball Monday when the wheel struck her lower right leg.
The driver was towing the trailer when the wheel broke off a tandem axle. After the wheel hit McGuire and knocked her down, it rolled another 100 yards before coming to a stop in a ditch.
The driver told authorities he didn't realize the tire had broken off until he got home.
The sheriff's office says McGuire was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with a possible broken leg. The St. Cloud Times reports she was in fair condition.
Information from: St. Cloud Times
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