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Frazee man passes out on way to hospital, rolls pickup truck

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A Frazee man escaped serious injury Monday morning when he passed out while driving himself to the hospital and rolled his pickup truck on Highway 10 East.


Robert John Mayfield, 49, was driving himself to the emergency room in Detroit Lakes after a piece of wire pierced a finger, according to the police accident report.

He passed out while westbound on Highway 10, crossed over the median, went across the eastbound lanes, entered the south ditch and went across Ox Cart Trail.

The pickup truck was launched airborne and landed and rolled in the woods west of Ox Cart Trail. The pickup truck was totaled, but fortunately Mayfield suffered no apparent injuries.

The accident was reported at 8:22 a.m.