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Forum News Service, Published December 06 2013

Woman killed in car-truck crash on icy highway

CLARA CITY, Minn. - A woman was killed Thursday in west-central Minnesota in a head-on crash with a truck that had jack-knifed on an icy highway.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Debra Griebel, 60, of Marshall, was killed in the crash, which was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on Minnesota Highway 23, just north of state Highway 7.

A tractor-trailer driven by YaYa Zongo, 39, of Dallas, was going north on Highway 23 and lost control of the vehicle, which jack-knifed and collided with the southbound 2001 Chevy Malibu driven by Griebel. Zongo was not injured.

The patrol report said roads were icy at the time of the accident.