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Young woman killed in collision with semi in Cottonwood County

(Mankato, MN) – A young woman was killed in a crash with a semi Friday morning in Cottonwood County between Darfur and Jeffers.

The state patrol says 24-year-old Amanda Lynn Walker died when her 2006 Ford Expedition crossed the center line of Highway 30 and collided head-on with a semi just after 11 a.m.

Walker’s address is listed as Colorado, but she was apparently currently living in St. James.

The semi driver was Todd Michael Scotting, 48, of Chandler.  Scotting wasn’t injured but was taken to a Windom health facility following the crash.

Walker wasn’t wearing her seat belt, according to the state patrol.  The crash report says it’s not known whether alcohol was a factor.

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