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DL man injured when car hits tree

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

A Detroit Lakes man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in Mahnomen County.

John David Warren, 43, was traveling northwest on the Bass Lake Road -- just off Mahnomen County Road 4 in Twin Lakes Township -- when he lost control on a curve and hit a tree, according to a news release from the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Department.

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He was extricated from the vehicle and transported to the Mahnomen Health Center by Twin Lakes Ambulance. He was later airlifted to MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.

He was listed in guarded, or stable, condition Friday afternoon.

The accident was reported at 2:46 p.m. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Department, White Earth Police Department, Naytahwaush Ambulance Service, and the Twin Lakes and Mahnomen fire departments responded.

The accident is under investigation.

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