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An SUV is pulled Friday from a gaping hole in the exterior wall of the living room of the Vonnie and Vern Vosberg home after the vehicle crashed into it around 7 a.m. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

One close call


GRANITE FALLS -- A Granite Falls couple escaped injury when a Ford Explorer crashed into their home around 7 a.m. Friday on Prentice Street along the Minnesota River.

The driver of the vehicle, Bradley Raddatz, 45, of Wood Lake, was transported to Granite Falls Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. He was badly bruised and cut.

A medical condition caused Raddatz to black out behind the wheel and drive into the home, according to Granite Falls Police Chief Russ Blue.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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