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Driver swerves to miss animal, crashes

A 63-year-old Brainerd man was injured Tuesday morning when the vehicle he was driving collided with a parked, unoccupied vehicle on D Street and First Avenue Northeast in Brainerd.

A 63-year-old Brainerd man was injured Tuesday morning when the vehicle he was driving collided with a parked, unoccupied vehicle on D Street and First Avenue Northeast in Brainerd.

The Brainerd Police Department reported George M. Scott was westbound on D Street from First Avenue Northeast, when he swerved to the left to avoid striking a rabbit. Scott then swerved again to the left to avoid colliding with an oncoming car. The vehicle then crashed with a parked, unoccupied vehicle.

Scott was transported by North Memorial Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center for possible minor injuries.

The Brainerd Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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