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Authorities and medical personnel move a stretcher to a waiting ambulance Wednesday in Detroit Lakes. Forum News Service

1 person dead, another injured in Detroit Lakes incident

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A woman is dead and a man injured following an incident downtown here Wednesday afternoon.

Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten said officers responded to a request to check on the welfare of a person on the 900 block of Washington Avenue just before 3 p.m.


They found a 69-year-old woman dead and a 56-year-old man injured. The man was taken by ambulance to the Detroit Lakes hospital. His condition was not released.

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