Names released of 2 killed in head-on vehicle collision near Thompson, ND

Authorities have released the names of two women killed when a minivan transporting residents of a nursing home collided head-on with a car in northeastern North Dakota.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the victims are 59-year-old Lynette Ysteboe and 97-year-old Alpha Flatten, both of Hatton.

Authorities say the women were passengers in a minivan owned by and transporting residents of Hatton Prairie Village nursing home.

The crash happened on Highway 15 near Thompson on Thursday morning.