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Forum staff reports, Published October 27 2013

Rolling truck pins, kills McClusky woman, 82

MCCLUSKY, N.D. – An 82-year-old woman was crushed to death here Sunday afternoon when an unattended pickup truck rolled backward and pinned her up against a garbage pit.

According to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the woman was taking trash to a garbage pit on her property in McClusky at about 2 p.m. when a truck parked above began to roll backward toward the pit.

The woman was pinned between the truck and garbage in the pit, and was discovered dead.

McClusky is about 70 minutes north of Bismarck.

The woman’s name has not been released. The cause of the accident is under investigation.