McKenzie County fatal crash stemming from a medical emergency

Published: Jun. 7, 2023 at 12:53 PM CDT
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MCKENZIE COUNTY, N.D. (KFYR) - A 49-year-old man from Killdeer suffered a medical emergency leading to a crash about 12 miles west of Watford City on Wednesday.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, at approximately 7:20 a.m. a semi went off Highway 85, striking a traffic safety device and coming to a stop in the ditch. The driver was found unconscious inside the semi. He was transported to McKenzie County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.