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One hospitalized after rollover accident near Park Rapids

The driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was taken by ambulance to the Park Rapids hospital Tuesday morning following a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 71 north of Portage Lake.

Portage Lake rollover
A Jeep Grand Cherokee suffered extensive damage after it left U.S. Highway 71 Tuesday morning and rolled in ditch north of Park Rapids. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

The driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was taken by ambulance to the Park Rapids hospital Tuesday morning following a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 71 north of Portage Lake.

Officers on the scene said the driver suffered minor injuries in the crash, which occurred around 7:30 a.m.

The southbound vehicle apparently left the roadway and rolled on the shoulder of the road, officers said.

The cause was not immediately known.

The Grand Cherokee sustained heavy damage.

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The accident is under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol and Hubbard County Sheriff's Office.

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