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One injured in Becker County snowmobile crash

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ELBOW LAKE, Minnesota. — A Moorhead man is in the hospital after crashing a snowmobile Saturday, Jan. 15, into a tree in north Becker County, according to a news release.

Morgan Allan Leiseth, 45, was transported to Sanford Hospital in Fargo after the crash that happened around 11 a.m. Saturday on South Tulaby Lake Lane, or about 1 ½ miles south of Tulaby Lake Drive. Leiseth was driving on a designated snowmobile trail when he left the trail and struck a tree, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office said.

The release said officials didn't know the extent of Leiseth’s injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

Tulaby Lake Drive runs along the south edge of Tulaby Lake in north Becker County.

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April Baumgarten joined The Forum in February 2019 as an investigative reporter. She grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, N.D., where her family raises Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at the University of Jamestown, N.D.
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