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Name released in fatal crash near Tappen

The North Dakota Highway Patrol on Thursday released the name of the 38-year-old Strasburg, N.D., woman who died in a rollover crash north of Tappen, N.D.

Elizabeth Monger died in the one-car crash that occurred at about 7:39 a.m. Wednesday. The 2005 Chrysler Town & Country minivan she was driving left the roadway and entered the median on eastbound Interstate 94 near mile marker 214.

Monger attempted to steer the minivan back onto the roadway when it rolled and came to a stop in the ditch. She was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.

Monger was not wearing a seat belt and no vehicle airbags deployed. The patrol is investigating the crash.

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