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Three injured after brakes lock up, pickup rolls near Baudette

BAUDETTE, Minn.—Three people were sent to the hospital after the vehicle they were in skidded off the road Tuesday morning near Baudette.

Tyler Alexander Molitor, 24, of Shevlin, Minn., was driving southeast on 30th Avenue Northwest when the brakes of his 2001 Chevrolet Silverado locked up at the curve near Minnesota Highway 172, or about 10 miles northwest of Baudette, according to a news release. The pickup rolled onto its roof, injuring Molitor and his two passengers: 20-year-old Christian Jonathan Schommer of Bemidji and Ashton James Seidel, 18, of Laporte, Minn.

All three were wearing their seat belts and the injuries were non-life-threatening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. They were taken to CHI Lakewood Health Center in Baudette, which is about 100 miles north of Bemidji.

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