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Car accidents reported, all with minor injuries

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Several people were hurt in accidents in the area recently.

Two people were taken by ambulance to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital, and the driver was charged with DWI, after a rollover Wednesday evening on North Shore Drive near the Speakeasy.

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According to the state accident report, the 2004 Mercury driven by Nicole Faye Foster, 25, of Detroit Lakes was eastbound on North Shore Drive about 9:45 p.m.

It went off the roadway, crossing the westbound lane, hitting the curb and snowbank and going airborne before rolling and landing on the side of a large snow pile against a tree.

A passenger, Paul Ryan Kellerhuis, 41, suffered moderate injuries to a hand and to the area of his right ear.

Foster also suffered minor injuries. Both were taken by ambulance to the Essentia St. Mary’s emergency room, where they were treated and released.

Foster was arrested and charged with DWI and criminal vehicular operation.

A rollover on Thursday afternoon on County Road 10 between Frazee and Highway 10 resulted in minor injuries to a Frazee man.

John Wayne Dermody, 73, was hurt when his white sedan left the roadway and rolled. He was alone in the vehicle. The accident was reported just before 5 p.m.

Several accidents without injuries were also reported.

At 12:44 a.m. on Saturday a rollover was reported on Highway 10 just west of Detroit Lakes. The driver was reported out of the vehicle and not injured.

At 5:06 p.m. Saturday, a snowmobile accident with possible injuries was reported on Detroit Lake. A St. Mary’s Ambulance crew was on the scene, but no further information was available and it’s not clear whether anyone was hurt.

At 12:44 p.m. Thursday a trailer with construction-type equipment being pulled by a truck tipped over onto its side during a turn at the junction of highways 10 and 59. Nobody was injured.

At 7:49 a.m. Friday, a rollover was reported on County Road 6. The vehicle left the roadway and flipped over, but the driver was reportedly able to get out of the vehicle and was uninjured.

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