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Weekend crash kills Williston man, hurts passenger

ALEXANDER, N.D. (AP) — A weekend crash in the western North Dakota oil patch has killed a Williston man.

The Highway Patrol says 20-year-old Mason Mulkey was driving a pickup truck and failed to yield to a semitrailer at the intersection of U.S. Highway 85 and state Highway 68 south of Alexander. The crash happened about 6:40 p.m. Saturday.

Mulkey was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in his vehicle, 20-year-old John Walz of Bogalusa, Louisiana, was taken to a Minot hospital with unspecified injuries. The semi driver was not hurt.

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