Highway 59 Single Vehicle Crash Reported Tuesday

A Waubun area man was injured in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Mahnomen County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, John T. Cox, (64) was injured when the northbound 2017 Nissan Rogue he was driving entered the ditch and rolled off of a wet Highway 59, just south of Mahnomen in Pembina Township.

Cox was taken to Mahnomen Hospital and treated for injuries troopers at the scene described as non-life threatening. Cox was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident reported just after 1 pm.

Officials say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.

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