A Pelican Rapids area man was injured in a two vehicle accident yesterday in Ottertail County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, John Lee Eidsness, 71, was injured when a northbound 2005 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Alan Wade Thomas, of Fargo, made contact with the northbound 2010 Chevrolet Impala Eidsness was driving on Highway 59, North of County Road 9. Eidsness was taken to Essentia Health Saint Marys and treated for injuries troopers at the scene describe as non-life threatening.

Road conditions were listed as dry and both were wearing seat-belts at the time of the accident, reported just before 4PM.

Officials say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.


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