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Woman injured by boat upgraded to serious condition

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

The 21-year-old Greenwood woman, who suffered severe lacerations to her leg after a boat ran over her Saturday on Whitefish Lake, was upgraded from critical to serious condition Wednesday at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

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The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported that Maria Nerness fell off the front of an inboard wakeboard boat and suffered severe lacerations to her leg after the boat ran over her.

The sheriff's office was assisted by the Crosslake and Pequot Lakes police departments and the Ideal Fire Department.

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