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Forum Communications Co. report, Published July 29 2010

1 dead after car hits logging truck in northwest Minnesota

A driver was killed early today when a car struck a logging truck in Lake of the Woods County in northern Minnesota.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1992 Geo Prizm was eastbound on County Road 8 when it struck a Ford semi logging truck northbound on County Road 2.

The driver of the Prizm was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, the patrol said. The victim’s name will be released later today, the patrol said.

The driver of the logging truck, Bertil Dahl, 70, was not injured.

The Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office and the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the accident, which remains under investigation.

The Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald is owned by Forum Communications Co.