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Two people were taken to the Park Rapids hospital Friday after this crash. Local residents are pushing for a stoplight at the 71/15 intersection. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Injury crash puts spotlight on bad intersection

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A Friday morning accident that sent two people to the Park Rapids hospital illustrates Dick Kimball's point: the intersection is dangerous and should have been corrected during a recent highway makeover.


The two were taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's Area Health Services following the collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 15 at the southernmost tip of the city.

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