Alcohol may be a factor in pickup vs. semi crash in Motley

Jerome J. Feela, 39, of Wadena was driving a black 1992 GMC Sierra pickup eastbound on Highway 10 in Motley about 12:36 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. He turned left toward Minnesota Highway 210 and crashed into westbound semi-driver Sherri R. Bratlien, 55, of Lutz, Fla.

Feela was brought by ambulance to Staples Hospital with pain from non-specific injuries. Alcohol-related charges for Feela are pending further investigation. He was wearing a seatbelt.