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Two commercial trucks collide near Perham

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

DETROIT LAKES -- A UPS truck and a well-drilling truck collided on Highway 10 near Perham Wednesday morning, causing one lane of traffic to be blocked until the site could be cleaned up.

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Curtis Bouton, 60, of Ulen was driving the Mack well-driller truck, which was pulling a 1993 Ford pickup truck.

Steven W. Lund, 47, of Frazee was in the 1990 UPS truck.

According to the State Patrol, both vehicles were westbound on Highway 10 about 3 miles east of Perham.

The UPS truck hit the back of the well-drilling truck that was pulling a pickup. The well-drilling truck rolled onto its side. The UPS truck and pickup truck blocked a lane of traffic for some time. The accident was reported at 6:53 a.m. on dry blacktop.

The physical condition of the two men was not documented in the accident report, but the State Patrol listed the crash as a "property damage" accident.

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