2 killed in collision with semi on snow-covered highway

October 5, 2018

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says two people have died in a collision with a semi on a snow-covered road in northwestern North Dakota.

The patrol says the driver and a passenger in a pickup truck were killed about 6:30 a.m. Friday when the semi driver lost control of the rig on Highway 23 near New Town in Mountrail County and struck the victims’ vehicle head on. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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