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Park Rapids man dies in head-on crash in North Dakota

A 30-year-old Park Rapids man died after a head-on collision with a semi truck near Stanley, N.D. Tuesday.

According to the North Dakota State Patrol, Jason Burton's vehicle was "northbound on Highway 8 Tuesday afternoon when he tried to pass one semi truck and was hit, head-on, by another semi traveling in the opposite direction."

Funeral arrangements are pending with Jones Pearson in Park Rapids.

Burton was apparently living in Stanley and working in the Oil Patch.

Sarah Smith

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