A Wabasha County sheriff's deputy struck by a suspected drunken driver has been released from the hospital.
Sheriff's officials say the deputy, identified as Kieth Fratzke was on foot patrol early Saturday in Elgin and tried to stop a man he suspected was driving drunk. The pickup truck slowed down, then sped up and hit the deputy, throwing him to the side of the road.
The sheriff's department says the 27-year-old driver was arrested in Lake City.
The driver was identifed as Robert Gerber, Jr. of Elgin.