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Man suffers minor injuries in fall

A man suffered only minor injuries when he fell from a ladder and onto the pavement shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday outside Performance Pets in Mitchell.

According to Mitchell firefighter Brad Kobza, the man, whose identity is not being released, was taking measurements for roof repairs near the offices of Performance Pets, which is located at 915 E. Havens St., when the ladder he was standing on gave out and he fell about 10 feet onto the concrete pavement below.

The man was taken by ambulance to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.