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Richland County crash kills man, woman in van

WAHPETON, N.D. - A crash in southeastern North Dakota's Richland County has killed a man and a woman. Sheriff Larry Leshovsky said a minivan went off a county road, hit a tree and went into the Wild Rice River between Colfax and Abercrombie. The ...

WAHPETON, N.D. - A crash in southeastern North Dakota's Richland County has killed a man and a woman.

Sheriff Larry Leshovsky said a minivan went off a county road, hit a tree and went into the Wild Rice River between Colfax and Abercrombie.

The crash was reported just before 7 a.m. Thursday and is believed to have happened overnight.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported both victims were 49. The driver failed to negotiate a turn in the road.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle, while the passenger remained inside. Neither was wearing a seat belt, the Highway Patrol said in a news release.

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The names of the victims haven't been released.

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