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Published May 06, 2011, 04:12 PM

Motorist injured in rollover near Pelican Rapids

A motorist was injured and had to be freed by the Jaws of Life in a one-car rollover Friday morning in Otter Tail County.

A motorist was injured and had to be freed by the Jaws of Life in a one-car rollover Friday morning in Otter Tail County.

The name, gender, age and address of the injured party was not immediately released by the State Patrol.

The accident occurred about 3 miles east of Pelican Rapids and was reported at 7:30 a.m. when a 2006 GMC Envoy, eastbound on Highway 108, lost control on a curve.

It entered the north ditch and rolled. Extrication was required before the driver could be taken by ambulance to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls with a possible fracture.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department, Ringdahl Ambulance, and the Pelican Rapids Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The rollover occurred on dry, two-lane blacktop at the junction of Highway 108 and 225th Avenue in Otter Tail County, near Lake Lida, according to the State Patrol.

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