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Driver killed after rear-ending semi in northwest Minnesota

It happened on Hwy. 2 near Crookston.

A Grand Forks, North Dakota man died Thursday after crashing into the back of a semi-truck in northwest Minnesota. 

The Minnesota State Patrol says Christopher Todd Bacon, 51, was driving westbound on Hwy. 2 near Crookston when his 2010 Chevy Tahoe ran into the back of a 2013 Peterbilt Glider 389. 

Bacon was wearing his seatbelt and alcohol was not a factor in the crash. It's unclear what caused the crash, which remains under investigation. 

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The driver of the Peterbilt was also wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. 

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