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Semi truck driver killed in western Minn. crash

The 911 caller reported a semi vs. pickup truck crash south of Glenwood, Minnesota.
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GLENWOOD, Minn — The driver of semi truck was killed in a crash last week in western Minnesota.

According to the Pope County Sheriff's Office, dispatch received a 911 call shortly after 12:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18.

The caller reported a semi vs. pickup truck crash on County Rd. 18 near Selnes Rd., south of Glenwood, Minnesota.

Authorities say the driver of the semi was 52-year-old Melanee McKale of Starbuck. McKale was pronounced dead at the scene.

The pickup truck was driven by 44-year-old Denis Zinke of Sauk Centre. Zinke was taken to the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood and treated for his injuries.

No other information has been released.

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