The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office received a call last Friday, June 21 about a fertilizer truck striking a power line. The operator of the truck was reported to be unconscious on the ground near the vehicle. First responders found 61-year-old Dennis Tongen conscious and alert, but with severe electrical burns from contact with an Xcel Energy power line. Tongen was transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.