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DL man injured in car-payloader collision on Highway 34

A Detroit Lakes man was injured Tuesday morning when his 2006 Ford Mustang rear-ended a John Deere payloader that was turning into a driveway off Highway 34.

Colin J. Gibbons, 39, of Detroit Lakes suffered non life-threatening injuries in the collision, according to the State Patrol.

The driver of the payloader, Mark A. Marthaler, 60, of Detroit Lakes, suffered no apparent injuries in the accident.

Both vehicles were eastbound on Highway 34 near McKenzie Road, just east of Schultz Lake.

The accident was reported at 8:28 a.m. The Becker County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.