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Two die in highway crash near Clines Corners

January 22, 2019

Two Minnesota residents died Saturday morning in a one-vehicle rollover crash near Clines Corners.

Duane George, 64, and Patricia George, 61, of Elk River, Minn., were in the passing lane heading west on I-40 in a 2006 Ford F-250 when Duane George lost control of the truck and the 36-foot Rockwood fifth-wheel trailer it was hauling, according to a New Mexico State Police news release.

The vehicle rolled, killing both driver and passenger. According to the news release, alcohol was not a factor in the wreck, and both victims were wearing seat belts.

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