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Man injured in swimming accident on Big Pine Lake

A 47-year-old Nebraska man was air-lifted to a Fargo hospital after hitting his head on a dock while trying to dive into Big Pine Lake near Perham last week.

On June 4, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said, the man attempted to dive off of a dock into the lake, but hit his head. He has not been identified by name.

First responders took the man to Perham Health after the accident. He was later flown to Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D., with possible neck injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.