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PR man seriously hurt in crash

A Park Rapids man was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 87 in Becker County on June 29.

According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, Aloyus Anfinson, age 79, swerved to avoid another vehicle as it attempted to make a U-turn, but was struck by the other vehicle, entered the ditch and hit a building.

The driver of the other vehicle, 40-year-old Lori Hanson of Park Rapids, was not injured. The three other occupants in her vehicle were also unharmed.

The accident occurred at about 8:30 p.m., west of County Road 41.

Anfinson was transported to a hospital in Minneapolis. His condition was unknown at press time.

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office assisted the State Patrol at the scene.

The matter is still under investigation.

Marie Johnson

Marie Johnson joined the Perham Focus more than five years ago, and has since worn many hats as writer, editor and page designer. She lives in rural Frazee with her husband, Dan, their one-year-old son, Simon, and their yellow lab, Louisa.

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