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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Suicidal man in ND pours gas on self, lights it

  • Officers were able to extinguish the flames but not before the man suffered serious burns.
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  • Authorities in northwestern North Dakota's McKenzie County say a man tried to kill himself with fire.
    Officers who responded to a call of a suicidal man in a pickup truck outside a Watford City bar on Sunday say the man poured gasoline on himself and started it on fire.
    The Williston Herald reports (http://bit.ly/11x0qN2 ) that officers were able to extinguish the flames but not before the man suffered serious burns. He was taken to a Minneapolis burn hospital.
    Authorities did not immediately identify the man or release his condition.

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