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Associated Press, Published June 16 2011

Driver killed in collision near Linton identified

LINTON, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol on Wednesday released the name of a man killed in a head-on collision in south-central North Dakota’s Emmons County.

Troopers say 78-year-old Alvin Kelsch of Linton was traveling south on Highway 83 about six miles north of Linton around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday when his car crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck head-on. He died at the scene.

The driver and two other occupants of the pickup truck were taken to Bismarck hospitals with unspecified injuries.

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