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Published February 15, 2010, 09:20 AM

Authorities ID 2 Killed in Crash Near ND Casino

Authorities have released the names of two people killed in a head-on collision near Four Bears Casino west of New Town.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two

people killed in a head-on collision near Four Bears Casino west of

New Town.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified them as 29-year-old

Darrell Danks of New Town and his passenger, 39-year-old Kristie

Sorensen of Halliday.

The patrol says they were in a pickup heading east on state

Highway 23 that collided with a westbound truck coming from the

casino and caught on fire. The crash happened Friday morning.

The driver of the second pickup, 32-year-old Gabriel Black Hawk

of New Town, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He's been

charged with driving under the influence.

A number for Black Hawk was not listed.

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