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One hospitalized after tractor-pickup collision near Hubbard

Dan Ruberto looks at the damage after his pickup collided with a tractor south of Hubbard Monday afternoon on a gravel road. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

The female driver of a farm tractor was taken by ambulance to a Park Rapids hospital shortly after a collision with a pickup south of Hubbard Monday afternoon.

Dan Ruberto said he was westbound on County Road 109 when the tractor entered the gravel road from 209th and struck him in the driver's door.

"I swerved into the ditch, he said. "She fell off the tractor and I went to help her and the tractor pushed my truck down farther into the ditch," he said.

Ruberto declined medical attention at the scene.

He said the tractor driver "was pretty bruised up."

She was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's Area Health Services.

No additional information was available. The accident occurred around 1 p.m.