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UPDATE: Driver of pickup in crash with semitrailer suspected of being under influence of marijuana, Cottage Grove police say


Police said the pickup truck driver injured in a crash with a semitrailer on Wednesday in Cottage Grove may have been under the influence of marijuana.

Police said the 26-year-old Maplewood man was hospitalized after his pickup truck was struck by a semitrailer shortly before noon at the intersection of 70th Street and Lamar Avenue in old Cottage Grove. He was transported by ambulance to Regions Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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