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Head-on collision near Fergus Falls kills Middle River man

A 24-year-old man from Middle River died of injuries sustained in a head-on collision between a pickup and a semi near Fergus Falls on Sunday, the Minnesota State Patrol said this morning.

The man's name was not released, as his family was still being notified.

The accident happened about 1:27 p.m. on Highway 59 about three miles north of Fergus Falls, the report said.

The man who died was driving the pickup when it crossed the center line of the two-lane blacktop road and struck the semi head-on, the report said.

The driver of the semi, David Bjorgo, 53, of Pelican Rapids, was not injured.