Area Man Critically Injured in Semi/Car Accident


A Menahga area man was critically injured in a car/semi accident yesterday in Wadena County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Larry Libra, 70 suffered life threatening injuries, after the car he was driving struck a semi-tractor trailer rig on Highway 71 in Red Eye Township.

Libra was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with critical injuries. The driver of the semi was not injured.

Officers say the Libra vehicle, a 2014 Dodge Avenger, was north bound, the Kenworth Semi; south bound, when the Dodge crossed over the center-line striking the front of the semi.

Libra was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, reported just before noon, Tuesday.


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