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Gas line hit in residentil area of DL

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A residential street in Detroit Lakes was temporarily shut down Wednesday afternoon after a homeowner struck a gas line while digging in his garden.

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The incident occurred about 3 p.m. after a man on the 1200 block of Lake Avenue hit a residential service gas line about three feet down.

He had been using a posthole digger to prepare for planting a grape vine, according to Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Robert Strand.

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