Thanksgiving Day crash kills Mandan teenager

Thanksgiving Day crash kills Mandan teenager


A 16-year-old Mandan girl is dead after a two-vehicle crash in rural Morton County on Thanksgiving.

The girl was driving a car that was struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of two county roads about 7 miles east of New Salem, the Highway Patrol reported.

The crash happened about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Road conditions at the time were good, authorities said.

The girl was pronounced dead at a Bismarck hospital. The 22-year-old Texas man driving the pickup was taken to a Bismarck hospital with what the patrol said were minor injuries. Authorities are investigating whether he'll be charged in the crash.


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