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Benson man injured after near run-in with garbage truck

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Benson man injured after near run-in with garbage truck
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

A 50-year-old Benson man was hospitalized after his car went airborne after swerving to avoid a garbage truck near Monday morning south of Albany.

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Steven Espelien was driving northbound on County Road 10 about 10 miles south of Albany when a garbage truck driven by 33-year-old Chad Robertson of Willmar ran a stop sign, according to Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

Espelien’s car went off the road and landed in a soybean field about 30 feet away from the road. He was taken to Paynesville Hospital for injuries. 

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