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1 killed in 8-vehicle pileup near Grand Forks

July 2, 2021 GMT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — One person has died after eight vehicles crashed on a highway west of Grand Forks Friday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

A semi, multiple pick-up trucks, a boat, trailer and several other cars were involved in the crash on Highway 2 about 7:30 a.m. Sgt. Jeff Bauske tells KVLY-TV the patrol took a report of a semi being driven recklessly just before the crash.

The accident shut down the highway while the scene was cleared.