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Car strikes moose north of Erskine

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region Park Rapids,Minnesota 56470
Park Rapids Enterprise
Car strikes moose north of Erskine
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A moose was killed Wednesday night when it was hit by a car on Highway 59 near Erskine.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol:

Conrade Strand, 27, of Erskine was heading south on Highway 59 about six miles north of Erskine when he hit a cow moose.

Strand's 2002 Grand Marquis was totaled. Strand received non-life-threatening injuries and declined ambulance transport to a hospital.

The moose was dead at the scene.

Strand was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.