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ATV driver dies after colliding with semi

ATV driver dies after colliding with semi Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota State Patrol

Sep 17, 2013 at 5:08 pm

PENGILLY, Minn. (AP) A 62-year-old man driving an all-terrain vehicle has died after colliding with an oversized load on a northern Minnesota highway.

The State Patrol says the patrol was escorting the wide load when the crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday on Minnesota 65 south of Pengilly.

According to the patrol, the ATV was southbound on the highway when it collided with the trailer of a northbound semi. The collision happened in the southbound traffic lane.

The semi was pulling a wide-load trailer carrying the dump box for a mining haul truck. The load had warning lights, flags and signs.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

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