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Battle Lake man sustains minor injuries in rollover

A one-car rollover accident in Otter Tail County has left a Battle Lake man with minor injuries.

Daniel James Punicki, 58, sustained a laceration to his left hand and reported soreness after rolling his van into a ditch on Thursday morning, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

The accident occurred south of Battle Lake, near the intersection of 140th Street and 405th Avenue, at 11:30 a.m. Punicki was headed north on 405th, making a left turn onto 140th, when he lost control of his vehicle and went into the ditch.

Due to a steep embankment, his van rolled one complete roll, coming to rest on its wheels.

Punicki was wearing his seatbelt. He was taken by law enforcement to Lake Region Hospital. No citations were issued.

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