Two men were injured Tuesday, May 19, after falling approximately 20 feet during a roofing accident near Vergas.

The Perham Focus reports that a Detroit Lakes man, 61, and a rural Vergas man, 65, were injured in the accident at Milky Way Road, near the Otter Tail-Becker county line.

Both men were taken by helicopter to a Fargo, N.D., hospital, County Sheriff Administrative Lt. Keith Van Dyke told the Focus.

Otter Tail County sheriff deputies, Vergas rescuers and Ringdahl Ambulance responded, according to the report.

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