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Oakes man injured in accident

An Oakes N.D., man was charged with DUI after being injured in a one-vehicle accident south of Oakes last night, according to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Donnel Hankel, 68, Oakes, was traveling south on N.D. Highway 1 just south of Oakes when his vehicle crossed the highway and entered the east ditch and struck a tree.

Hankel reportedly received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Oakes Hospital.

The accident remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

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