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Fatal crash on I-94 west of Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press

6 die in area crashes; 4 women in one car identified as NDSU students

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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Four North Dakota State University students are dead after a three-vehicle accident on an icy stretch of Interstate 94 near here Monday afternoon.


The Minnesota State Patrol released the victims' names this morning: Lauren Peterson, 18, of Prior Lake; Jordan Playle, 19, of Elk River; Danielle Renninger, 18, of Excelsior; and Megan Sample, 18, of Rogers.

Many NDSU students began to circulate social media tributes to the four students Monday night.

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