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Published July 13, 2023

Fatality Crash Ends in Water

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ND Highway Patrol

What: One vehicle fatal crash
Where: Hwy. 281, between MM 31 and 32, on the north side of Edgeley
When: July 12th @ approximately 9:52 pm
Road Conditions: Dry roads, normal summer conditions
Type of Crash: Vehicle left the roadway
Agencies Involved: NDHP, LaMoure SO, Edgeley FD, Edgeley Ambulance & Jamestown
Vehicle No. 1: 2012 Dodge Caravan
Driver No. 1: 59 YOA male, Edgeley, ND – deceased
Restraints: Unknown
Charges: N/A

The Dodge Caravan was northbound on Hwy. 281 on the north side of Edgeley. While
traveling northbound on Hwy. 281, the Dodge left the roadway and entered the west ditch.
After leaving the roadway and entering the ditch, the Dodge continued driving into an
agricultural field before becoming stuck in a slough in the field, approximately 400 feet from
the roadway.
A passerby located the Dodge and found the lone 59 YOA male driver unresponsive. The
Edgeley FD, Edgeley Ambulance and Jamestown Ambulance all responded, but the driver was
pronounced deceased on scene of the crash.
The crash was located at 9:52 pm, but the time of the crash is not yet determined.
This crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, assisted by the LaMoure County SO.

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