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Moorhead Fire Department members work the scene of a fatal accident Saturday morning between a beet truck and a pickup at the intersection of Highway 75 and 70th Avenue North in Moorhead. (David Samson/The Forum)

Woman killed in head-on collision between beet truck, pickup in north Moorhead

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MOORHEAD -- A 27-year-old Ulen woman driving a pickup was killed in a head-on collision with a beet truck Saturday morning on Highway 75 near 70th Avenue North in Moorhead.


Afton E. Braseth was traveling alone in the pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The driver of the empty beet truck, 63-year-old Robert Poehls of Barnesville, Minn., suffered minor injuries.

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