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Stearns County deputy injured after semi hit squad


AVON, Minn. (AP) — A semi tractor-trailer skidded and clipped the rear of a sheriff's patrol car on an icy Interstate 94, injuring a Stearns County deputy.

KNSI-AM reports ( ) the deputy was treated for minor pain and released from a St. Cloud hospital a few hours later. It happened around 5 a.m. Friday on Interstate 94 in Avon Township.

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