Alexandria, MN  (KROC AM News) - Two people were killed Tuesday in a traffic wreck in west central Minnesota.  

The Minnesota State Patrol says a pickup truck driven by a North Dakota man crashed into the trailer of a semi-truck that had stopped on the shoulder of I-94 in Douglas County.

The pickup was driven by 40-year-old Calvin Hess of Kenmare, North Dakota.  He and his passenger - 39-year-old Myron Bishop of Thompson Falls, Montana - died at the scene.

Another driver suffered non-life threatening injuries after making contact with the pickup truck that ended up on the freeway after the crash.

The wreck happened around  6 a.m. near Alexandria.

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