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Forest River woman dies in car accident

MINTO, N.D. -- A Forest River woman died Monday morning after her vehicle overturned in a river bank near Minto.

Elizabeth Knecht, 30, was traveling north in a 2014 Dodge Durago on 150th Ave. NE, approximately one mile south of Minto, when her vehicle left the roadway and entered the west ditch.

The car traveled over the river bank, overturned and broke through the ice to come to rest upside down partially submerged in the river, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol press release.

Knecht died at the scene, the release stated.

The NDHP, Walsh County Sheriff's Office, Minto Fire and Rescue and Valley Ambulance Service were at the scene.

The NDHP is investigating the crash.

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