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Man who slipped on ice outside Sioux Falls bar sues owners

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man who was knocked out after slipping on some ice outside a Sioux Falls bar is suing the establishment's owners.

Matt Holzwarth says he was worried he would freeze to death when he fell outside the Liebrary Bar in December 2016. The lawsuit filed recently in Lincoln County claims M & J Ventures, the bar owner, and Thompson Properties, the property owner, failed to clear the sidewalk and parking lot of ice and snow.

The Argus Leader reports Holzwarth says he has a permanent disability caused by his injuries. Some people smoking outside the bar came to Holzwarth's aid.

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