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Forum staff reports, Published March 05 2012

Authorities identify two Rothsay residents killed in head-on crash

ROTHSAY, Minn. – Authorities have identified two Rothsay residents who 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 identified the victims as 48-year-old Debra Louise Jorgenson and 46-year-old Dale Allen Larson.

The crash was reported about 9:27 a.m.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. Neither was wearing a seat belt and both suffered traumatic injuries, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

The drivers were the alone in their vehicles.

The 2005 Dodge Stratus driven by Jorgenson and the 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Larson were badly damaged and towed from the scene, the release stated.