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November 23, 2012
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Dune buggy driver, 19, dies in Douglas collision

The 19-year-old driver of a dune buggy was killed in a head-on collision with a pickup truck Thursday in Douglas County.According to a press release from Sheriff’s Sgt. Pat Brooks, the dune buggy driver was on Sunrise Pass Road in the Pinenut Mountains when his vehicle slid out of control on the dirt road and drifted into the path of the oncoming truck.He said the dune buggy driver, identified as Daniel Palmer of Minden, was driving at a high rate of speed when the collision occurred near Juniper Valley Road, behind the Johnson Lane subdivision, at 9:30 a.m. Thanksgiving morning.Palmer …

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