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Update: Victim of Granite Falls fatal accident identified

GRANITE FALLS - The victim of a two-vehicle accident that happened this morning near Granite Falls has been identified. The State Patrol said Terrie McCoss, 35, of Marshall died in the head-on crash on state Highway 23 south of Yellow Medicine Co...

 

GRANITE FALLS – The victim of a two-vehicle accident that happened this morning near Granite Falls has been identified.

The State Patrol said Terrie McCoss, 35, of Marshall died in the head-on crash on state Highway 23 south of Yellow Medicine County Road 17.

Roads were in icy condition at the time of the accident, which was reported around 7:30 a.m.

According to the State Patrol, McCoss was driving a 2003 Honda Civic north on Highway 23 when her vehicle was struck by a 2007 GMC Sierra pickup that was being driven by Jennifer Henslin, 50, of Granite Falls.

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The report indicates Henslin was going south on Highway 23 when she lost control of the pickup, which slid sideways and crossed the center line and collided head-on with the Honda.

Henslin was taken to the Granite Falls hospital.

There were no passengers in the vehicles.

 

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Carolyn Lange is a features writer at the West Central Tribune. She can be reached at clange@wctrib.com or 320-894-9750
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