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Hinckley man in critical condition after crash

The 23-year-old Hinckley man, who was ejected from the vehicle Friday after it rolled multiple times into Lake Mille Lacs, was in critical condition Monday at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Vincent Raisch, who was traveling north on Highway 169, was traveling at a high rate of speed south of Garrison, when he lost control and rolled the vehicle multiple times into Lake Mille Lacs. The crash was reported at 9:52 p.m.

The state patrol reported Raisch was passing other vehicles at a high rate of speed and lost control, avoiding an oncoming vehicle. The vehicle then rolled multiple times into the lake.

Raisch was not wearing a seat belt. He was transported to Onamia Hospital with a serious injury and then transferred to HCMC.

The state patrol reported alcohol was detected in his system.

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