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New London man injured in single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning near Sibley State Park

According to a news release, a 46-year-old New London man was traveling eastbound on 240th Avenue Northeast in a 2014 Jeep when it left the roadway and struck a tree in Colfax Township of Kandiyohi County.

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COLFAX TOWNSHIP — A 46-year-old New London man was injured in a single vehicle crash early Thursday morning on the 1200 block of 240th Avenue Northeast, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office .

The man's name has not been released by the Sheriff's Office.

According to the release, the New London man was traveling eastbound on 240th Avenue Northeast — an area north of Sibley State Park — in a 2014 Jeep when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

The man was airlifted for substantial but non-life-threatening injuries to the CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital.

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According to the release, it's believed the man was under the influence at the time of the crash and the incident is under investigation by the Sheriff's Office.

The New London Ambulance and Fire Department, Lakes Area First Responders, Carris Health Ambulance Service and Life Link Air Ambulance also responded to the incident, reported at 4:35 a.m. Thursday.

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Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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