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Delilah Gay Perala

Tragic weekend collisions involving potato trucks claim two area lives

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A New York Mills woman was killed Saturday when her car collided with a truck hauling potatoes.

Delilah Gay Perala, 36, was eastbound on Otter Tail County Highway 142 attempting to cross State Highway 106 in her 2006 Mercury Montego when a semi-truck traveling southbound broadsided her car, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.


Perala was transported to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, according to the State Patrol.

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