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Photo by Brian Hansel A host of emergency personnel responded to a three-vehicle accident Monday night on Highway 10 in Wadena.

Frazee, Minn., man in critical condition after three-vehicle crash

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A 71-year-old Frazee man is in critical condition at a Fargo hospital after the vehicle he was driving hit a semitrailer and a car Monday on U.S. Highway 10 just east of Wadena, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

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Merle R. Meyer was trying to pass another vehicle in the westbound lane when he sideswiped the eastbound semi and car at about 8 p.m. near Harry Rich Drive, the patrol stated in a news release.

Meyer was the only person hurt in the crash. He was taken to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and then airlifted to Essentia Health in Fargo.

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