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Woman killed in crash Thursday near Clara City
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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

CLARA CITY - A Marshall woman was killed last night near Clara City in a head-on crash with a semi that had jack-knifed on state Highway 23.

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According to the State Patrol Debra Griebel, 60, was killed in the crash, which was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on Highway 23, just north of state Highway 7.

Griebel was going south on Highway 23 and a semi driven by YaYa Zongo, 39, of Dallas, Texas was going north on Highway 23.

State Patrol reports that Zongo lost control of the vehicle, which jack-knifed and collided with the 2001 Chevy Malibu that Griebel was driving.

Roads were icy at the time of the accident.

Zongo was not injured.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department, Clara City Police Department, Chippewa County Medical Center Ambulance, Rice Air Care, willmar Ambulance and Clara City Fire Department assisted the State Patrol at the scene.

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