Man launches vehicle off the road while reaching for cell phone

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) A Williston man was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after crashing his car while reaching for his cell phone.

Thirty-four year old Jonathan Beau Haase was traveling Southbound on Highway 29 just south of Deer Creek around 3:00 p.m.

Haase reached for his cell phone on the floor of the vehicle, and then crossed over into the Northbound Lane.

The vehicle hit an approach and launched into the air, only stopping after hitting a tree.

The driver was transported to Tri County Medical with non life threatening injuries.