Mandan teenager killed in crash near New Salem

Local News

A two-car crash in rural Morton County on Thursday took the life of a 16-year-old girl from Mandan.

The Highway Patrol says that a 22-year-old man from Texas was driving near New Salem around 3:30.

Then, authorities say he collided with the 16-year-old girl’s car in an intersection. Both cars wound up in the ditch.

The girl from Mandan was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The Texas man was treated for minor injuries.

The Highway Patrol says it’s still investigating the crash.

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