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Hatton man treated for minor injuries after rolling car onto roof Monday evening

A Hatton, N.D., man was treated for minor injuries after Grand Forks Police say he rolled his car onto its roof on Monday evening.

Allen Wasness Jr., 55, was driving north on South 48th Street around 7:20 p.m. Monday in his 2013 Volkswagen Jetta when police say he lost lost control and struck on light pole on the east side of the road. The vehicle rolled onto its roof and came to a rest in the northbound lane, the department said in a press release.

There were no other vehicles involved in the crash.

Wasness was able to exit the vehicle on his own and was treated on scene by paramedics for "minor non-life threatening injuries." He was not transported to the hospital.

No other injuries or property damage were reported.

Charges were forwarded for care required on Wasness, police said.

The Grand Forks Fire Department and Altru Ambulance assisted with the incident.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Police Department at (701) 787-8000.

Sydney Mook

Sydney Mook has been covering higher education at the Grand Forks Herald since May 2018. She previously served as the multimedia editor and cops, courts and health reporter at the Dickinson Press from January 2016 to May 2018.  She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science in three and half years in December 2015. While at the USD, she worked for the campus newspaper, The Volante, as well as the television news show, Coyote News. She also interned at South Dakota Public Broadcasting and spent the summer before her senior year interning in Fort Knox for the ROTC Cadet Summer Training program. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys cheering on the New York Yankees and the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as playing golf. If you've got an idea for a video be sure to give her a call!

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