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Published May 12 2012

Two injured when truck enters ditch in Perham

PERHAM, Minn. – Two teenagers were injured when the pickup truck they were riding in went into a ditch near here.

According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Pesola, 19, of New York Mills, was heading southbound on 450th Avenue North southeast of Perham when the Chevy

S-10 he was driving entered the ditch on the east side of the road.

Pesola was unable to drive the truck from the ditch, and he and his passenger, Jerry Barnes, 18, also of New York Mills, were located by a passer-by.

Both men were taken by ambulance to Perham Hospital.