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Unlicensed teen in accident

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Unlicensed teen in accident
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

An unlicensed teenager from White Earth was driving a vehicle that struck another vehicle in Detroit Lakes earlier this week.

According to the police report, the 16-year-old driver was northbound on Frazee Street when he went through a stop sign and smashed into a vehicle driven by William Gene Santaro, 56, of Detroit Lakes, who did not sustain serious injuries.

A passenger in the minor’s vehicle was taken by ambulance to Essentia St. Mary’s after having a hard time breathing. The owner of the vehicle, Merlin Dakota of White Earth, was cited for no insurance and allowing the illegal operation of a vehicle.