Beet truck rolls over near Grand Forks, injuring driver

The driver, a Houston man, was taken to Altru Hospital to be treated for his injuries. No others were injured.

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GRAND FORKS — A Houston man operating a semi rolled over just outside of Grand Forks on Wednesday morning.

According to a press release, the crash happened around 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 3 miles southwest of town.

Thor Dahl, a 37-year-old man from Houston, was driving a 2006 International semi in which he was hauling sugar beets. At the time of the crash, he had been traveling from a field — located at County Road 6 and South 69th — to Reynolds. Driving eastbound on County Road 6, the semi began to drive south off the roadway.

Dahl over-corrected and the semi overturned onto the driver's side in the middle of the westbound lane, the press release said. Dahl was taken to Altru Hospital via ambulance to be treated for his injuries. He was cited for care required.

At the time of the crash, road conditions were good and the weather was clear.

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