North Dakota woman identified in crash near Canistota

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CANISTOTA, S.D. (KELO) — A Cando, N.D. woman has been identified as the person who died in a Tuesday night crash near Canistota.

Authorities say Deborah Zikmund, 64, was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 82 when a Ford Taurus, driven by 20-year-old Cate Meyer, failed to stop at the posted stop sign on 261st Street and collided with Zikmund.

Zikmund was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meyer, of Bridgewater, S.D., was wearing a seatbelt and was transferred by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.

Charges are pending in the crash.

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