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Forum staff report, Published October 12 2013

Officials ID Fargo man killed in FedEx truck crash

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Authorities have identified the driver of a FedEx truck who was killed Friday in an accident on County Highway 81, near here.

According to a release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Jeffrey Wayne Hanson, 37, of Fargo, was ejected from the truck after it left the roadway and struck an approach at about 11:39 a.m.

Hanson was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Battle Lake Police, Fire and Rescue assisted the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.