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One seriously hurt in boating accident near Perham

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An 18-year-old male is seriously injured after being run over by a boat propeller on West McDonald Lake on July 4.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the victim was rescued by other occupants of the same boat he had been riding in. They brought him to shore and called 911.


The victim, who has not yet been identified, was transported to Perham Health via Perham Ambulance, then later taken by LifeFlight to Sanford in Fargo.

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