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Park Rapids man injured in alcohol-related crash

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A Park Rapids man with a history of drunken driving arrests was slightly injured when his car veered across the opposing lane of County Road 81 Friday night and crashed into the opposing ditch.

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The Hubbard County Sheriff's Department said Matthew Charles Furlott, 29, received a few stitches in his chin about midnight Friday. His vehicle was totaled.

Chief Deputy Jerry Tatro said Furlott had "an out-standing warrant for an-other DWI charge and we believe he has a couple DWI arrests from Michigan."

Tatro said Furlott will be charged with Second Degree DWI, which carries a maximum penalty of one year and/or a $3,000 fine upon conviction.

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