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Two killed in I-29 rollover near Hillsboro

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

HILLSBORO, N.D. - Two women were killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover near Hillsboro.

A Fargo woman, 23, was driving a 1995 Ford Explorer SUV north on Interstate 29, two miles north of Hillsboro, at about 3:15 p.m. when the SUV entered the median and rolled several times. The woman and her passenger, a 20-year-old Grand Forks woman, were ejected and died at the scene from their injuries, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

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The roadway had ice and compacted snow, and snow was blowing across it, the patrol said in a news release.

Warming temperatures contributed to icy, slippery roads in the region.

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