Mapleton Mayor arrested after vehicle crash and serious injury in Detroit Lakes

(Mapleton, ND) -- The Mayor of Mapleton, North Dakota faces felony charges in connection with a crash that seriously injured a woman.

Andrew Draeger crashed into some trees and a large rock at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area in Detroit Lakes Sunday afternoon. A woman in his truck suffered a fractured back and neck and was knocked unconscious.

Police say Draeger had been drinking before the crash. He is charged with two countsĀ of felony criminal vehicular operation.