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Oylen native killed in Canada crash

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Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson, P.O. Box 31 56482

A native of Oylen east of Sebeka was killed in a motorcycle accident on the Alaska Highway in southwest Yukon, Canada.

Wendell Jenson, 68, was killed in the crash June 27, according to relatives.

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Jenson was driving through a constrution zone on a gravel-topped section of the highway just north of Burwash Landing, according to the Whitehorse Star.

The newspaper said Jenson was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet, and police did not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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