Crash on icy road kills Mahnomen woman
A 23-year-old woman was killed early Saturday in a two-vehicle crash on an icy stretch of road a couple miles south of Mahnomen, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Gina Thompson, of Mahnomen, was driving south on U.S. Highway 59 in a 1993 Chevrolet Lumina at about 2:40 a.m. when she lost control of the car and started fishtailing across both lanes of the two-lane blacktop, the patrol said.
The Lumina was facing southwest in the northbound lane when it was broadsided by a semitrailer driven by Dean Sather. Sather, 67, of Badger, Minn., was not injured, the patrol reported.
The Lumina was totaled, while the semitrailer sustained moderate damage.