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Woman killed in I-35 crash in Carlton County

An 84-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 35 in Carlton County on Sunday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Darlene Ann Lewis-Lucas was attempting to make a U-turn from southbound I-35 using the interstate’s median crossover and was struck by a truck traveling southbound on I-35 in Twin Lakes Township at about 3:12 p.m. Sunday. The truck’s driver, Daniel Wenstrom Shank, 38, of St. Paul, and passenger, Benjamin Murdoch Tejones Shank, 2, of St. Paul, weren’t injured in the crash, according to the State Patrol.