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    Family of Swift Current man killed in crash remember happy retiree

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    The family of a Swift Current man killed in a Montana highway accident last Saturday night have described a content retiree who was extremely proud of his Norwegian heritage.

    “He was such an important part of my life,” Stefani Erdahl said of her grandfather Marvin Knutson, 72, a snowbird who had been making his way back to Canada from his home in Mesa, Ariz. when tragedy struck.

    Knutson died near Great Falls after his northbound Dodge Caravan hit a flatbed semi on Interstate 15, after the southbound semi turned across the median at an authorized vehicle crossing area to get into a weigh station.

    Though Knutson’s vehicle hit the rear right side of the trailer, the driver of the semi was not immediately apprehended, after briefly stopping in the weigh area but then leaving the scene. Contacted Thursday, authorities in Montana said the investigation is ongoing but would not confirm whether the semi driver had yet been located.

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    Erdahl, 26, said her grandfather had first landed in Mesa some eight years ago, after selling his overhead door business in Swift Current before retiring.

    “We’re really struggling, based on the situational factors, as well as that, you know, our wonderful grandpa is gone,” she said, adding that Knutson leaves behind bewildered stepchildren, granddaughters, nieces and nephews. 

    Erdahl lives in Vancouver, Wash., but the family has strong Canadian ties; she holds joint U.S. – Canadian citizenship and once…

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