2 people from Moorhead die in car wreck

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WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) Two people were killed in a car collision Friday in Wilkin County, according to Minnesota State Patrol.

State troopers identified Margaret Mary Oneill, 62, and Thomas Andrew Burton, 62, both of Moorhead as the victims of that deadly wreck.

It happened at the intersection of Highway 9 and Wilkin County Road 30 at 11:03 a.m.

According to MSP, a 2018 F250 was traveling eastbound on county road 30 when it failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Hwy 9.

The pick-up, driven by 26-year-old Justin James Helgeson of Wisconsin, hit the 2011 Subaru Forrester carrying both O’Neil and Burton.

The Subaru was traveling southbound on Hwy 9.

Alcohol isn’t a factor in this deadly wreck, according to MSP. Helgeson suffered non-life threatening injuries.