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Driver Identified in Fatal Crash Near Fairview

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the driver killed in an accident Friday morning near Fairview.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Jonathan Hamilton of Montana stopped his car at the intersection of Highway 58 and Highway 200 east of Fairview.

24-year-old Rafael Gonzalea-Garcia of Florida was driving a semi behind him and failed to stop, rear-ending the car and causing both vehicles to run off the road into an irrigation ditch.

Both men were transported to Sidney Medical Center where the driver of the car died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Hamilton was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the semi is being charged with negligent homicide.

 

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