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New Salem woman killed in crash

A 77-year-old New Salem woman was killed Wednesday when her car went into the ditch on Morton County Road 82.

The woman was traveling north near 44th Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when she failed to negotiate a curve and went into the ditch. The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was taken via New Salem Ambulance to Sanford Hospital in Bismarck, where she was pronounced dead, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Officials did not immediately release the name of the woman.