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Stanley man dies in accident

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STANLEY, N.D. — An 84-year-old Stanley man was killed Thursday night when his vehicle hit a truck in Mountrail County.

Leroy Larson was traveling south on N.D. Highway 8 between two Stanley residences and Calvin Watkins, 47, of Minot, had stopped his tractor-trailer on the highway waiting to turn left, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

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Larson’s van struck the back of the trailer. His 2006 Dodge Caravan received severe damage to its front end and the front airbags deployed.

Larson was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. Watkins was not injured.

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