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Alleged Wrong-way, Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Accident in Williston, North Dakota

November 09, 2021

NORTH DAKOTA - A news article published on states that North Dakota Highway Patrol is currently investigating a severe wrong-way car accident on Highway 2, just north of Williston.*

North Dakota Highway Patrol published the names of the accident victims.  According to the accident report, a 52-year-old man was operating his Dodge Ram pickup truck east in the westbound traffic lanes of Highway 2 when he collided with a Toyota Sienna that was heading west.  The Toyota was transporting three occupants.  A westbound Ford pickup truck was hit by accident debris.

The Toyota Sienna's driver, a 44-year-old woman from Williston, tragically died at the accident scene, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.  A third occupant in the motor vehicle, a 27-year-old from Jonesboro, Georgia, was transported to a Williston hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. 

According to the highway patrol, one of the drivers was allegedly charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter.  Highway 2 was closed down in the area for approximately 3.5 hours to investigate the accident and clean up the wrecked vehicles.

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