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Car-semi crash claims DL man

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Retired Minnesota State University Moorhead professor G. Theodore "Ted" Schaum, 72, of Rochert, was killed Monday evening following a car-semi collision on Highway 34, seven miles east of Detroit Lakes.


Schaum's westbound Mercedes ML320 hit a semi tractor-trailer rig that was attempting to do a U-turn on Highway 34 near Charlie's Tubing, according to the State Patrol.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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