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Semitrailer crash in North Dakota kills 21 steers

DAWSON, N.D. (AP) -- Twenty-one steers were killed when a semitrailer bound from Canada to South Dakota crashed during a freezing rain storm in North Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says the semi rolled on its side in a ditch Friday afternoon off an icy highway near the south central town of Dawson. Fifty-three steers survived.

The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/T08vce ) that the 24-year-old driver of the semitrailer was not hurt.


Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com

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