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Park Rapids woman hurt in rollover crash near Waubun

A Park Rapids woman was injured in a one-car accident early Thursday morning on Highway 59 south of Waubun.

Julie Ann Kristofferson, 48, was transported to the Mahnomen hospital, then airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Fargo with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

She was driving a 2014 Cadillac SRX sports utility vehicle southbound on Highway 59 south of Waubun. The vehicle left the road on the northbound side, struck a field approach and rolled over several times. The Cadillac came to rest on its wheels, with the airbag deployed. Alcohol was a factor in the crash, according to the State Patrol.

The accident was reported at 1:49 a.m. Thursday on dry pavement in Popple Grove Township in Mahnomen County. White Earth police officers and Mahnomen County deputies assisted at the scene.