Alexandria Woman Killed in Head On Crash on Highway 29

Alexandria Woman Killed in Head On Crash on Highway 29 Click to Enlarge

DETROIT LAKES, MN--A head-on crash Wednesday afternoon in Minnesota’s Douglas County has claimed the life of a 61-year old Alexandria woman. The Minnesota Highway Patrol says the victim - Betty Bengston - was heading south on Highway 29 when a north bound vehicle crossed the center line. The crash occurred around 3:30 p-m. Both vehicles rolled into the ditch. A 60-year old passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries. The 59-year old driver of the other vehicle was identified as James Whalen of Castle Rock (CO). Whalen is recovering from non-life threatening injuries.

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