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Blow ice blamed for rollover in Lac qui Parle County

DAWSON - Blow ice, which is caused when snow drifts over warm, wet roads, is being blamed for an accident Tuesday afternoon in Lac qui Parle County that injured a pickup driver.

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DAWSON – Blow ice, which is caused when snow drifts over warm, wet roads, is being blamed for an accident Tuesday afternoon in Lac qui Parle County that injured a pickup driver.

The accident was reported at 4:31 p.m. on U.S. Highway 212 in Hamlin Township.

According to the State Patrol, a 2004 Ford F-150 driven by Douglas Jay Pearson, 56, of Canby, was going west on Highway 212 when it lost control and rolled.

Pearson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dawson with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

The Dawson Fire Department, Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office, Dawson Police Department and Dawson Ambulance assisted at the scene.

Related Topics: LAC QUI PARLE COUNTYCANBY
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