Published May 28, 2023

Injury Crash - Ramsey County

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ND Highway Patrol

Where: US Highway 2 @ Mile Marker 264.90 ˷ 2 Miles West of Devils Lake, North Dakota
When: May 28, 2023 @ 12:16 P.M.
Road Conditions: Concrete Roadway Surface - Dry
Weather Conditions: Clear, Sunny
Crash Involvement: Two Vehicle
Type of Crash: Front to Rear Collision
Agencies Involved: North Dakota Highway Patrol, Ramsey County Sheriff Department, Devils
Lake Fire Department, Lake Region Ambulance Service
Vehicle No. 1: 2007 Chevrolet Suburban
Driver No. 1: Tierrak May; 55; Bloomington, Minnesota; non-life-threatening injuries
Restraints: Shoulder & Lap Belt - Front Airbag Deployment
Charges: Care Required
Passenger No. 1: Virek Sen; 48; Bloomington, Minnesota; life-threatening injuries
Restraints: None
Vehicle No. 2: 1995 Case International Harvester Articulated Tractor
Driver No. 2: Dwight Noltimier; 71; Penn, North Dakota; Uninjured
Restraints: Not Equipped
Charges: None
NARRATIVE: May was eastbound on US Highway 2 traveling in the right lane closest to the
south ditch. Noltimier was also eastbound on US Highway 2 traveling in the right lane and
right shoulder towing an agricultural implement of husbandry and a pickup truck connected
to the implement with a proper drawbar connection. May misjudged the closing distance on
the slow-moving units and struck the left rear of the implement.

Vehicle 1 came to final rest on its wheels in the right lane of eastbound US Highway 2. Vehicle 2 and implement came to final rest on the right shoulder of eastbound US Highway 2. The pickup truck became
detached from the implement and came to final rest in a bed of cattails in the south ditch.
Four-way flashers were illuminated on both the tractor and pickup truck. A slow-moving
vehicle emblem was also affixed to the rear most vehicle being towed by the tractor.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

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