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Head-on collision near Fergus Falls kills Middle River man

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Head-on collision near Fergus Falls kills Middle River man
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

FERGUS FALLS - A 24-year-old man from Middle River died of injuries sustained in a head-on collision between a pickup and a semi near Fergus Falls on Sunday, the Minnesota State Patrol said this morning.

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Richard L. Smith, 24, was driving the pickup when it crossed the center line on Highway 59 three miles north of Fergus Falls at about 1:27 p.m. and struck the semi head-on, the patrol said..

The driver of the semi, David Bjorgo, 53, of Pelican Rapids, was not injured.

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