North Dakota

Two People Killed in Accident at US 85 in Williston, ND

August 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 85, Williston, ND, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Dakota Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Equinox, Kenworth truck
US 85
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Equinox crossed a center line and collided with a Kenworth truck

What Happened

North Dakota Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed two people at US 85 in Williston, ND on August 1st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Equinox was headed northbound on Hwy 85 in heavy rain weather conditions. Police say the vehicle hydroplaned and crossed into the path of a Kenworth truck, the two vehicles colliding head-on. The occupants of the Chevrolet were killed. Police did not publicly identify the victims. The driver of the Kenworth truck, a 57-year-old driver, was hospitalized with minor injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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