What: Two Vehicle Fatality Crash
Where: Highway 6 MM 59, 6 miles south of Mandan
When: 03/16/2023 at 9:28 CT
Road Conditions: Snow and Ice Covered
Weather Conditions: Blowing Snow
Type of Crash: Head on collision
Agencies Involved: NDHP, Morton County Sheriff’s Department, Mandan Rural Fire, Metro Ambulance
Vehicle No. 1: 2021 Ford Expedition
Driver No. 1: 46-year-old Female, Bentley, ND, Serious Injuries
Restraints: Seatbelt in use
Charges: Under Investigation
Vehicle No. 2: 2017 Honda CRV
Driver No. 2: 69-year-old Female, Bismarck, ND, Fatal Injuries
NARRATIVE: The Ford was traveling northbound on Highway 6 from Bentley to Bismarck. The Honda was traveling southbound from Bismarck to St. Anthony. The Ford crossed into the southbound lane and collided head on with the Honda. Both occupants were transported to Sanford Hospital by Metro Ambulance where the driver of the Honda was pronounced deceased.
The roadway was snow and ice covered at the time of the crash. The names will be released upon notification of the next of kin. This crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.