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Man Hospitalized after Rice Lake Rd Crash

Updated: 01/02/2014 10:44 PM
Created: 01/02/2014 9:38 PM WDIO.com

Authorities say inattentive driving may have caused a crash that injured a Duluth man on Thursday afternoon.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Ryan Youngblom was driving north on Rice Lake Road when he rear-ended a tanker truck.

Youngblom was taken by ambulance to St. Luke's Hospital with a broken leg and other non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the tanker was not injured.

Authorities had blocked off the road so they could manage the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

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