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Forum News Service, Published November 14 2013

Hazen man killed in crash of two semis

MANDAREE, N.D. - A 50-year-old Hazen man was killed Wednesday evening in a crash on Highway 22 outside Mandaree in McKenzie County.

The man was driving a 2002 Freightliner semi truck behind a 2007 International semi truck being driven by a 30-year-old man from Nevada City, Calif.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, at about 6:12 p.m., the Hazen man was southbound when he approached the other vehicle from behind. He did not stop or slow and ran into the rear end of the semi driven by the Nevada man, who was not injured.

The Hazen man was transported by air ambulance to Trinity Hospital in Minot, where he died from his injuries.