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ATV accident at state forest injures Hawley man

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BEMIDJI -- A Hawley, Minn., man suffered several broken bones after he crashed an ATV in Paul Bunyan State Forest on Friday night.

Logan Langerud, 26, was driving a 2009 Polaris Ranger on a trail when he hit a curve too fast and overturned, according to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, which responded to the incident. Langerud was pinned under the ATV until his passenger, 25-year-old Justin Giere also of Hawley, lifted it off of him and drove for help.

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Langerud was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital in Park Rapids. The sheriff's office says the accident is still under investigation.

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John Hageman
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