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Icy roads in Fargo make for hazardous morning commute

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

FARGO - Several accidents throughout the Red River Valley this morning were caused by icy roads, area dispatchers said.

At 8:20 a.m., a report of a rollover accident on Interstate 29 near mile marker 45 prompted emergency crews to head to the scene. Dispatchers said a man trapped in his vehicle was injured but conscious. A Kindred Ambulance crew was dispatched to the scene.

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Two people were taken by ambulance to the hospital after a two-vehicle injury accident at 6:55 a.m. on the Wall Street Bridge between Cass County 20 and Clay County 22.

Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said the driver of a sport utility vehicle lost control on the icy bridge and crossed the centerline, hitting an oncoming car. The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, he said.

Two accidents were reported about 6 a.m. at the Highway 13 overpass at Highway 210 in Wahpeton, a Richland County dispatcher said. The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a rollover accident between Glyndon and Highway 336 and to a vehicle in the ditch near Fergus Falls. No serious injuries were reported.

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