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WILLMAR -- Abdi Hassan Yussuf, 35, of Willmar, was injured when the vehicle he was driving hit a patch of black ice and snow Thursday evening on state Highway 23 near Kandiyohi County Road 5. The 2002 Chevy passenger vehicle skidded and spun on the road and then rolled three or four times, according to police.

Yussuf was alone in the vehicle at the time of the accident, which was reported at 6:19 p.m. He was wearing a seatbelt.

KANDIYOHI -- A vehicle with two adults and two children hit icy roads and rolled in the ditch Thursday afternoon north of Kandiyohi.

Carmen Skaja, 35, of St. Cloud, was driving the 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee north on Kandiyohi County Road 8 near 22nd Avenue Northeast when the vehicle hit snow that had drifted onto the road and rolled.

Skaja and Samantha Skaja, 3, were taken to Rice Hospital for possible injuries. Two other passengers, Thomas Skaja, 29, and Steven Duncan, 13, were not injured. Everyone was wearing seatbelts and a child restraint was properly used.

The accident was reported at 3:18 p.m. The Atwater ambulance responded.