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Teenager suffers minor injuries in car crash

KANDIYOHI — A 17-year-old male from Cosmos suffered minor injuries after the vehicle he was driving rolled in a ditch. The vehicle's passenger, a 17-year-old from Atwater, was not injured.

According to a press release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, the one-vehicle crash occurred at 3:57 p.m. Thursday at the 400 block of 82nd Street Southeast, just south of Kandiyohi. The 2002 Ford Focus was traveling west on 82nd Street when, after taking a curve in the roadway, the car left the road and entered the ditch. The vehicle rolled once, the release said.

The driver of the vehicle was cited for an instructional permit violation, the release said, and the crash is still under investigation.

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Assisting at the scene with the Sheriff's Office was the Atwater Ambulance, Kandiyohi First Responders, Kandiyohi Fire Department and CentraCare EMS.