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Published December 30, 2009, 07:57 AM

1 dead in car-truck accident

ELLENDALE, N.D. (AP) - One man is dead after a truck and car collided on U.S. Highway 281 about five miles south of Ellendale. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said 75-year-old Loren Tiegs of Ellendale was driving a car that drifted across the center line Tuesday afternoon and collided with an oncoming truck.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

ELLENDALE, N.D. (AP) - One man is dead after a truck and car collided on U.S. Highway 281 about five miles south of Ellendale.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol said 75-year-old Loren Tiegs of Ellendale was driving a car that drifted across the center line Tuesday afternoon and collided with an oncoming truck.

The patrol said the truck driver, Kevin Barton of Frederick, S.D., was treated at an Aberdeen, S.D., hospital.

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