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Father, son killed in Todd County crash

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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
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A father and son were killed in a crash with a semitrailer truck in Todd County Saturday.

The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Todd County Roads 17 and 26 near Fawn Lake Township, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office.

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Dennis D. Capistrant of St. Cloud, 29, was driving and his father, John Capistrant, 57, of Browerville was a passenger.

They were traveling east on County Road 26 when they struck a westbound truck's trailer as it turned left in front of their car onto southbound County Road 17, according to Sheriff Peter Mikkelson.

The driver of the semi, Donald Etzler of Motley, wasn't injured, according to the sheriff's office.

Dennis Capistrant was not wearing a seat belt while John Capistrant was wearing one.

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