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ATV driver dies in collision with trailer in Minn.

September 17, 2013
Associated Press

PENGILLY, Minn. (AP) — A 62-year-old man driving an all-terrain vehicle has died after colliding with an oversized load on a northern Minnesota highway.

The State Patrol says the patrol was escorting the wide load when the crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday on Minnesota 65 south of Pengilly.

According to the patrol, the ATV was southbound on the highway when it collided with the trailer of a northbound semi. The collision happened in the southbound traffic lane.

The Duluth News Tribune (http://bit.ly/19bunoH ) reports the semi was pulling a wide-load trailer carrying the dump box for a mining haul truck. The load had warning lights, flags and signs.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

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Information from: Duluth News Tribune, http://www.duluthnewstribune.com

 
 

 

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