A 41-year-old driver was killed when she crashed into the side of a semitrailer truck Tuesday at an intersection in northern Minnesota.

The Bejou, Minn., woman was heading east on 28th Avenue in Spring Valley Township when she struck the truck while crossing Hwy. 9 in Clay County just before 9 p.m., the State Patrol said.

Her name was not released.

The truck driver, a 48-year-old man from Lake Park, Minn., was not seriously hurt. He was wearing a seat belt, the patrol said.

Tim Harlow