Update: New London, Minnesota, woman injured in golf cart crash

Sep. 18—SPICER

— The injuries to a New London woman involved in a golf cart crash early Sunday were serious but not non-life threatening, according to the

Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.

Erica Fredeen, 35, of

New London,

was identified as the woman who fell out of the back of a golf cart around 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 15000 of 85th Street Northeast in Spicer.

Responding deputies were led about 400 yards into a field east of 85th Street Northeast where they found her. Fredeen was transported by Life Link Air Ambulance to CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital for treatment.

During the initial investigation, deputies learned Erica Fredeen was riding on the back of a golf cart, driven by 39-year-old Joshua Fredeen, of New London. Two other passengers — Derek Noor, 35, of Spicer, and Megan Noor, 32, of Spicer — were uninjured.

According to the news release from Corporal Riley Kampsen, alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash and the case remains under investigation.

According to the West Central Tribune's

records report

published Sept. 18, 2023, Joshua Fredeen was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and criminal vehicular operation.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was assisted by New London Ambulance, CentraCare Ambulance, New London Fire Department, Life Link Air Ambulance, Spicer First Responders, and the

Minnesota State Patrol