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The Pontiac Bonneville, driven by 22-year-old Benjamin Ruther of Perham, at the scene of the crash on Monday. Connie Vandermay/FOCUS

One person injured in accident near Perham stockyards

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One person suffered non-life threatening injuries at about 3:30 p.m. Monday when two vehicles sideswiped each other on County Highway 80 in front of the Perham Stockyards.


Leland Ronald Wiire, 59, of New York Mills, was transported to Perham Health after receiving minor injuries, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. He was traveling in a southeasterly direction when the accident took place. Wiire was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Impala.

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