ND Highway Patrol
Where: 5 Mi NW of Manvel off US 81
When: 21:00 PM on 05/03/2023
Road Conditions: Good
Weather Conditions: Clear/Dark
Crash Involvement: Vehicle v. Train
Type of Crash: Sideswipe
Agencies Involved: Ferry Township Fire, Altru Ambulance, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office, NDHP
Vehicle No. 1: 2022 Kia Sportage
Driver No. 1: To be named later, male, 79 years old, Manvel, ND, Fatal injuries
NARRATIVE: The Kia was westbound on 33rd Ave NE as a train was southbound on the tracks. The Kia struck a rail car as it was traveling southbound. The vehicle was drug approximately 1 mile to the south where it came to rest after striking a railroad crossing tie. The driver suffered fatal injuries from the crash.
The name will be released at a later date. The crash remains under investigation by the NDHP.