Driver seriously hurt in crash at Highway 83/23 intersection

Ward County crash
Ward County crash(kswo)
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 6:37 PM CDT
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WARD COUNTY, N.D. (KMOT) – A 19-year-old Dunseith man was seriously hurt in a t-bone crash at the intersection of Highways 83 and 23 Thursday morning, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The patrol said the man was headed eastbound on 23 in a compact SVU shortly after 8 a.m.

Investigators said the man stopped at the intersection, and then proceeded through, crossing the southbound lanes of 83, when he was struck on the driver side by a southbound truck tractor.

The man was flown to Trinity in Minot. The 62-year-old man driving the truck tractor was not hurt.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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