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Alexandria Man Injured after Crashing into Ditch and Hitting Power Pole


An Alexandria man was injured in a crash that occurred on Saturday, July 17 afternoon on Highway 29 near County Road 5.

The Minnesota State Patrol stated that Thomas Uhde, age 80, was traveling south on Hwy 29 in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee when the vehicle left the roadway, hit a cable barrier and went into the ditch before hitting and stopping against a power pole.

Uhde was transported by North Ambulance to Alomere Health with non-life threatening injuries.