One Person Injured in Weekend Hubbard County Accident


A Lake George area woman was injured this weekend in an Hubbard County accident.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Dawn Dee Gruette, 41, was injured when northbound 2013 Dodge Dart she was driving struck a southbound 2011 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Allen Lee Hensel, 57, of Shevlin.

According to the State Patrol report, Gruette lost control of the vehicle Friday, on a snow and ice covered Highway 71 in Todd Township.

She was taken to Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Park Rapids and treated for injuries troopers at the scene describe as non-life threatening. Hensel suffered no apparent injury. Both were wearing seat-belts at the time of the accident, reported just after 5 PM.

Officials say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.


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