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Denny Hecker Hospitalized

Twin Cities’ car dealer Denny Hecker was hospitalized Wednesday after his car hit a utility poke, according to a Jon Auston, a Hecker spokesman, reported StarTribune.com.

Hecker, 56, was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale and is listed in fair condition, a hospital official said, reported Kare11.

"He got banged up pretty good, but I think he's going to be OK," Austin said. "None of the injuries are described as life-threatening."

The accident occurred near his home. He was on his way home from his business located near interstate 394 and U.S. 169.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
Austin said Hecker will remain hospitalized for a short time, but was uncertain about the length of the stay.