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Brandon Olson in hospital, injured at Crookston hockey game

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According to a report from Crookston Times Sports Editor Derek Martin, Brandon Olson, a junior from Perham, was injured in Tuesday's hockey game at Crookston and later hospitalized with bleeding in the brain.

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Olson was motionless on the ice and his condition was assessed by a doctor and trainers on the ice. Olson sat up and skated off the ice with assistance, according to Martin's report.

The injury occurred on a play that involved a check of Olson into the boards by a Crookston player.

Olson was rushed to a Fargo hospital Tuesday night where the bleeding was determined and remains hospitalized Thursday morning. He has been communicating from the hospital on Twitter.

More on this story as it develops.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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