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Highway 85 reopened after Sunday morning accident near Stark/Slope county line

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Highway 85 was closed for all of Sunday afternoon after a morning rollover crash involving a flammable petroleum fuel being spilled on the road.


The accident occured south of Belfield, about 2 miles south of the Slope/Stark county line.

Northbound and southbound lanes were closed to traffic. The highway reopened at 6:42 p.m. 

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Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He has been a key member of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, as well as the Press' Sweepstakes win in 2013. As the newspaper's editor, he writes a Sunday column, contributes feature stories, designs pages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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