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Teen Killed in Accident Near Garrison

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A 15-year-old girl was killed when her car collided with a fuel truck 1.5 miles east Garrison this afternoon.

Authorities say the girl, whose identity is not being released at this time, was driving east on highway 37.

49-year-old Graling Steinwand of Garrison was driving a fuel truck in the westbound lane when the girl crossed the centerline into his lane.

Steinwand braked and turned right to avoid a collision, but the girls car hit the fuel truck head on.

She was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car.

Steinwand was wearing a seatbelt and was injured.

The engine and cab of the truck started on fire, but not ignite the fuel that was being hauled.

The accident remains under investigation.

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