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Dodge in critical condition at Regions Hospital

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A Hastings man was injured in an explosion at Spectro Alloys Thursday, Oct. 23, at approximately 5 p.m. Spectro Alloys is located on Highway 55 near the intersection of 55 and Highway 52.


Scott Dodge, an employee at Spectro Alloys and a 1972 graduate of Hastings High School, was airlifted from the scene to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. He is in critical condition.

Dodge's daughter, Jessica, said her father is in a coma and has suffered a head injury.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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