2 girls injured in crash with semi north of Fairmont, one critically

A juvenile suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash with a semi truck north of Fairmont Thursday night shortly after 10 p.m.

The state patrol says the girl was a passenger in a Ford Fusion driven by a juvenile girl from Trimont. She was not wearing a seat belt, according to a patrol crash report.

The Ford was southbound on Highway 15 when it collided with a farm semi truck slowing to make a right turn into a driveway at 160th St.

The driver of the Ford suffered non-life threatening injuries.  Both girls were transported to Mayo Clinic in Fairmont.  Their ages have not been released. 

The semi driver, David Eugene Zellmer, 60, of Fairmont, wasn’t injured.


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