Ruthville  (CSi)  The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports, a two‐vehicle crash that occurred Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 near Ruthville in Ward
county has resulted in a fatality.

The crash between a 1996 Toyota Corolla and a 2007 Kenworth occurred at 10:43 a.m. on Highway 83 at mile marker 210.

The driver of the Toyota, 21 year old William Buchanan, was stationed at Minot AFB. He was injured in the crash and taken to Trinity Hospital, where he later died of his injuries. Buchanan is originally from Raleigh, NC.

The driver of the Kenworth, 31 year old Dennis Surprenant, of  Minot was not injured in the crash. Surprenant was attempting to cross 83 going west when he failed to yield to Buchanan.