- Associated Press - Saturday, June 4, 2016

HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) - Authorities say two people from Missouri are dead after a two-vehicle crash in southeastern North Dakota, just north of the border with South Dakota.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol said in a news release that the crash happened Friday afternoon on Interstate 29 a mile north of the South Dakota border. The release says a Dodge Ram struck a Kia Sportage on the driver’s door.

The Highway Patrol says the Sportage’s driver and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. The patrol says the driver was a 66-year-old woman and the passenger was a 68-year-old man, both from St. Peters, Missouri.

According to the Highway Patrol, the Ram’s driver was taken to a hospital and released a short time later.

The patrol says the crash remains under investigation.

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