2 die in pickup-semi collision near Fosston

Published 8:30 am Tuesday, November 30, 2010

FOSSTON, Minn. — Two people in a pickup truck have died in a collision with a semitrailer in snowy conditions near Fosston.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the semi carrying soybeans hit the pickup about 2:10 p.m. Monday on a county road about two miles north of Fosston. The pickup’s driver and passenger were dead at the scene.

Their names were not immediately released.

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The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.

The Minnesota State Patrol said visibility was less than a half-mile at the time of the accident and the road was snow-covered and slippery.