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Fatal Crash Near Towner

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One woman was killed today in the crash of her car with a semi-truck near Towner.

The State Highway Patrol reports an 83-year-old Towner woman was traveling westbound on US Highway 2 near Towner around 1:00 this afternoon when a semi-truck rear-ended her Chrysler PT Crusier.

The crash resulted in a fire, engulfing both vehicles in flames. 

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi-truck driver was uninjured.

The accident happened about 2 miles east of Towner and forced officials to divert westbound traffic onto side roads to avoid the scene of the crash.
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