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HAWLEY, Minn. - A Fargo man sustained a minor injury when the car he was driving went off Highway 10 near Hawley early today, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

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Christopher Ranum, 26, was westbound on Highway 10 at about 2:30 a.m. when he lost control of the 1995 Pontiac and went off the right side of the road, the patrol said.

The car went through a guard cable and came to rest along a body of water, the patrol said.

Ranum was airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Fargo.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office and Hawley police and ambulance assisted at the scene.

Alcohol was a factor in the accident, the patrol said.

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