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Kenmare man killed in accident near Flaxton

A Kenmare man died in a two-vehicle accident near Flaxton on Sunday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Jeffery Odom, 58, was traveling west in a 2013 Ford F-150 pickup on 100th Street Northwest, approximately two miles south of Flaxton, when he struck the right side of a 2006 Volvo semi truck driven by Steven Foster, 59, of Jamestown, who was northbound on 78th Avenue West. Both streets are gravel roads.

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The pickup pushed the semi into a ditch, where both vehicles came to a rest. The accident occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the incident. Odom was wearing a seatbelt and his airbag was deployed at the time of the crash. Foster was not wearing a seatbelt.

Odom was transported to a Bowbells hospital. The report did not state whether Odom died at the scene of the accident or at the hospital.

Foster had no injuries and his trailer received minor damage.

The accident is still under investigation.