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UPDATE: Driver injured in Friday crash still in hospital

A driver was transported to Douglas County Hospital after he was injured in a one-vehicle crash near 13th Avenue West and Douglas Street in Alexandria Friday morning. (Photo by Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)

A driver who was injured after crashing into a tree in Alexandria Friday morning remains hospitalized in serious condition Tuesday.

The one-vehicle crash happened around 11 a.m. just west of the intersection of 13th Avenue West and Douglas Street. Gordon Jobe of Alexandria struck a tree, was trapped inside and had to be helped out of the vehicle.

He was transported by North Ambulance to the Douglas County Hospital.

Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Fire Department, Douglas County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance responded to the crash.

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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