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A driver was killed near Nowthen Wednesday when his car caught on fire after a collision with a semi truck.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a Buick LaSabre was traveling southbound on Highway 47 near 199th Avenue at around 1:22 p.m. when he crossed the centerline and crashed into a northbound semi truck.

Both vehicles caught on fire after the crash, with the Buick driver declared dead at the scene.

He has been identified as Antwa-Demaylia Hughes, 25, of Bloomington.

The driver of the semi truck, a 41-year-old man from Princeton, was uninjured.

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