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Man seriously hurt after swerving to miss a deer near Richville

A Mahnomen man is seriously injured following a crash in Richville on Saturday.

Thomas Scott Sabol, age 21, was on the way to a family cabin at about 11:30 p.m. Friday night when he swerved to miss a deer and went into the ditch, striking multiple trees, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

Sabol's family found him the next morning at 5:30 a.m. and brought him to Perham Health Emer-gency Room. He was later transferred to Sanford in Fargo, N.D., due to extensive injuries.

The accident occurred on 360th Street, west of Govern Road. The 2005 Saturn Ion car Sabol was driving saw major damage.