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Man falls out of moving vehicle, airlifted to Fargo

A 24-year-old Pelican Rapids man fell from a moving vehicle northwest of Erhard around 1:40 a.m. Sunday.

Raul Patino suffered possibly life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The current condition of the victim is not available.

Alcohol is a factor in the incident, but no foul play is suspected, according to the sheriff's office. No formal charges have yet been filed.

The incident occurred on 165th Avenue, about a quarter mile south of Hwy 28, northwest of Erhard.