KARE 11 reporter gets tackled during live shot

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Video of KARE 11's Lee Valsvik getting tackled during a Saturday morning live shot gone awry is getting some national attention.

Yahoo! Sports,MSN and Deadspin had their own takes on the bone-jarring hit that left Valsvik on the floor – but unhurt. She was doing a standup report related to the Vikings game from Union Restaurant in Minneapolis.

She took one for the team, KARE 11 said:

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