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One injured after semis sideswipe near Manvel, N.D.

MANVEL, N.D.—A Hunter, N.D., man was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks after a two semis collided Wednesday near Manvel.

Michael Nelson, 62, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after his 2017 Volvo and a 2007 Kenworth sideswiped each other as they met at 6:10 p.m. on U.S. Highway 81 about 4 ½ miles north of Manvel, according to a news release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The semis came to rest in opposite ditches but remained upright. Sugar beets from Nelson's load were spilled in the east ditch, where his vehicle jackknifed, according to the release.

The driver of the Kenworth, 57-year-old Daniel Griggs of Grand Forks, was not injured.

Manvel is about 15 miles northwest of Grand Forks.

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