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Rollover in Osakis: Seatbelt Potentially Saved Man’s Life


On Saturday, May 22nd, there was a rollover near Bird Lake Rd NE in Osakis. The 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix was found in a field with driver 18 year old Brently Boogaard of Osakis. Boogard stated he hit loose gravel as he rounded the curve and flipped his vehicle, rolling several times. He was able to remove himself from the car. Boogard sustained very minor cuts from the incident and was wearing his seatbelt, which law enforcement and medical personnel claim saved him from severe harm. Driver speed and road conditions were a possible factor in the crash. No charges are pending.