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Law enforcement and rescue personnel respond Wednesday afternoon to the accident scene 3 miles southeast of Benson. Photo by Reed Anfinson, Swift County Monitor-News

Two teens dead, one hurt in crash south of Benson


BENSON -- Two teenagers are dead and one seriously hurt after a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday about three miles southeast of Benson.

According to John Holtz, chief deputy of the Swift County Sheriff's office, the teens were in a sedan traveling northbound on 30th Avenue Southeast. The vehicle apparently struck the side of a semi trailer that was westbound on 40th Street Southeast (also County Road 14). The location is in Section 21 of Torning Township.

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