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22-year-old killed in Richland County crash with pickup

GALCHUTT, N.D. – A 22-year-old driver was killed in a collision with a pickup near here Monday morning, June 25, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The 6:40 a.m. crash happened about 3.5 miles west of Galchutt.

Stephen Hutcherson, 49, of Walcott, N.D., was southbound in a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup on Richland County Road 1, and the 22-year-old driver from Mooreton, N.D., was northbound in a 1996 Ford Mustang, the patrol said.

Hutcherson was trying to turn east on to County Road 8 when he turned into the northbound lane and hit the Mustang, the patrol said.

The Mustang driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene. Hutcherson was injured and received medical care at the scene, the patrol said.

The name of the Mustang driver was not released, pending notification of his family. The crash remains under investigation.