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Man in Wells County rollover crash under influence of alcohol, police say

FESSENDEN, N.D. - North Dakota Highway Patrol officials have released details of an early Saturday morning rollover crash near Fessenden in Wells County that left the driver headed to jail for driving while intoxicated.

According to a patrol announcement, 46-year-old Michael Brown of Jamestown was driving west on Highway 15 when entered the north ditch and his Mercury Mountaineer rolled over.

“The vehicle came to rest in the north ditch on its top,” the release states. “ Mr. Brown was pinned in the vehicle upside down. Rescue workers were able to remove (him) without incident.”

Brown, who was arrested for “driving under the influence of alcohol,” is receiving medical care for non-life threatening injuries in Carrington.

Sam Easter

Sam Easter is a City Government reporter for the Grand Forks Herald. You can reach him with story tips, comments and ideas at 701-330-3441.

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