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A red compact car sustained heavy damage as the driver sought to avoid a motorist who failed to yield before pulling out on Highway 34 Thursday morning. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Morning crash at major PR intersection stalls traffic, buses, causes no injuries

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A crash Thursday morning at a major intersection west of Park Rapids snarled commuter traffic to and from Detroit Lakes and slowed school bus traf-fic to nearby Century School.


Neither driver was injured in the crash around 7:15 a.m. at Highway 34 and Western Avenue.

The State Patrol said the driver of a black SUV failed to yield as he pulled onto the highway from Western. The westbound driver of a compact red car on Highway 34 was unable to swerve to avoid him.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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