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Willmar man hurt in crash north of Milan

MILAN -- A 39-year-old Willmar man was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash north of Milan this morning.

According to the State Patrol, Alejandro J. Gallegos was driving a 1997 Ford Taurus southbound on State Highway 7 when he fell asleep. The vehicle crossed the centerline, left the roadway, crossed an ice-covered drainage ditch and struck numerous trees.

The crash was reported around 9:50 a.m. The Chippewa County Sheriff's office also responded.

Gallegos was not wearing his seatbelt.