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Woman killed in roadside accident near Langdon, N.D.
Grand Forks North Dakota 375 2nd Ave. N. 58203

A woman was killed near Langdon, N.D., early Friday after she was hit by an SUV while guiding the driver.

At about 3 a.m., Laurie Bennett, 58, of Langdon, was helping Russell Eversvik, 39, of Wales, N.D., back onto a road about three miles northwest of Langdon, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol news release.

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Eversvik struck Bennett, trapping her under the SUV, the Patrol said.

He called 911, but she was dead at the scene, according to the news release.

Eversvik faces a charge of driving under the influence causing death.

The crash is still under investigation. Cavalier County Sheriff’s Office, Cavalier County Fire Department and Cavalier County Ambulance were also on scene.

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