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Two children killed in rear-end crash in construction zone

CROSBY -- Two Noonan, N.D., children were killed in a two-vehicle crash in a highway construction zone near Crosby early Tuesday, Aug. 23. According to a North Dakota Highway Patrol report on the incident: The crash happened about 6:25 p.m. on Hi...

CROSBY -- Two Noonan, N.D., children were killed in a two-vehicle crash in a highway construction zone near Crosby early Tuesday, Aug. 23.

According to a North Dakota Highway Patrol report on the incident:

The crash happened about 6:25 p.m. on Highway 5 about three miles east of Crosby in northwest North Dakota.

A car was eastbound on the highway when it stopped at the direction of a flagger, Anna McKeigan, 51, of Minot.

McKeigan was talking to the car’s driver when the car was struck from behind by an SUV.

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The 31-year-old male driver of the car and a 4-year-old male passenger, also both from the nearby town of Noonan, were seriously injured and taken by air ambulance to a hospital in Minot.

An 8-year-old girl and a 2-year-old girl who were passengers in the car were killed in the crash.

The identities of those in the car who were hurt or killed have not been released.

The driver of the SUV, William Koehler, of Chiefland, Fla., was injured but not transported for treatment.

The flagger was hit by debris but was not taken by ambulance for treatment.

No other details were available.

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