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Published May 20, 2013, 02:27 PM

Head-on collision kills 2 in northwestern ND

The Highway Patrol says 40-year-old John Kevin Ozbolt, from Tallahassee, Fla., was trying to pass a semitrailer when he collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by 49-year-old James Bruce Palmer, from Post Falls, Idaho.

CARPIO, N.D. (AP) — A head-on collision involving two pickup trucks in northwestern North Dakota killed both drivers.

The crash happened late Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 52 near Carpio. The Highway Patrol says 40-year-old John Kevin Ozbolt, from Tallahassee, Fla., was trying to pass a semitrailer when he collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by 49-year-old James Bruce Palmer, from Post Falls, Idaho. Ozbolt was not wearing a seatbelt.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.


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