Road Rage Incident Leads to Assault Charge
Eyota, MN (KROC AM News) - An Eyota man was booked Monday for a reported road rage incident.
A 23-year-old Rochester man says he was driving east on Highway 14 when a vehicle began tailgating him near Chester Woods Park. The man says he slowed to let the other vehicle pass but the driver continued tailgating. The man says he stopped when he reached the roundabout in Eyota. He says that’s when the other driver walked up and punched him through his open window and then drove off.
The victim called 911 and deputies located the other driver, identified as 46-year-old David Mecum.
He was booked on a 5th degree assault charge.