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Drugs found in vehicle after Rockwood Twp. crash

Hanna Saul, 24, of Solway was hospitalized Oct. 16 after losing control of her vehicle in a deer-related accident.

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A driver suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) was injured in a single-vehicle crash Oct. 16 in Rockwood Township.

According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, the accident was reported at 5:06 p.m. on County 9. Responding deputies found the driver being attended by EMTs from Bemidji Ambulance.

Investigation showed that Hanna Saul, 24, of Solway was driving a 2014 Hyundai west on County 9 at high speed when she struck a deer, lost control of the vehicle and entered the ditch on the eastbound side of the road, the release states.

The vehicle skidded 483 feet, went through a fence and came to rest in a tree line, sustaining substantial damage, the release states. Saul was transported by ambulance to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center and then to a Fargo hospital.

Deputies found numerous items of drug paraphernalia in Saul’s vehicle, including marijuana wax, a marijuana grinder, two bags of marijuana and marijuana vape cartridges, the release states.

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Saul showed signs of impairment and admitted to using marijuana the night before and driving 80 mph before the crash, the release states. Law enforcement obtained a search warrant for a sample of her blood, which was sent to the Minnesota BCA for analysis.

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