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Driver nearly swept off flooded road near Harwood

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HARWOOD, N.D. - A driver escaped injury today when he went around a barricade blocking a flooded road and was nearly swept away with his car, Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney said.


Authorities were called at 12:13 p.m. to Cass County 22, one mile west of Cass County 17, near Harwood.

The Toyota went around a road-closed sign and was partially swept into the ditch, said Sgt. Judy Tollefson, commander of the county's Tactical Operations Center.

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