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UPDATE: Officials release the identity of the woman who died Wednesday in Sheridan County

(Associated Press)
Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 10:57 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2021 at 12:47 AM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. –The woman who died Wednesday morning in a two vehicle collision at the intersection of ND-200 and ND-14, between McClusky and Goodrich has been identified as 81 year old Philemena Evenson of Tacoma, WA. Passenger Jerry Evenson, 78 of Tacoma WA was injured and transported.

Three people in the Pierce County Prisoner Transport Van were also injured and transported. The driver, Geraldine Miller, 58 from Towner, Michael Jacobs, 31 from Esmond, and Alejandro Zavala Fernandez, 36 from Heart of America Correctional and Treatment Center.

ORIGINAL: SHERIDAN COUNTY, N.D. - The North Dakota State Patrol said an 81-year-old woman was killed in a crash Wednesday morning in Sheridan County.

Investigators said a 58-year-old woman was headed north in an SUV on Highway 14 from Bismarck to Rugby just after 11 a.m. when she failed to yield right-of-way at the intersection of Highway 200.

The patrol says the SUV struck a van, tossing its passenger, the 81-year-old woman, from the vehicle.

She was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The others in the crash were taken to area hospitals for injuries.

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