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Helmut Schmidt, Published March 04 2012

Two Rothsay residents killed in head-on crash

STORY UPDATE: Authorities identify two Rothsay residents killed in head-on crash

ROTHSAY, Minn. – Two Rothsay residents died Sunday when their cars collided head-on on County Highway 88 about three miles southeast of Rothsay, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The crash was reported about 9:27 a.m., the sheriff’s office reported

A 48-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene, the report said. Neither was wearing a seat belt and both had suffered traumatic injuries, the report said.

Neither driver was identified pending notification of family members.

The drivers were the lone occupants in their vehicles. The vehicles were badly damaged and towed from the scene, the report said.

A county emergency dispatcher said no further information on the accident was available Sunday night.


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