Kindred (NDHP)  The ND Highway Patrol reports that a head on crash occurred, between a 1996 Ford Thunderbird, and a 2000 Jeep  Cherokee Sport about 5:48pm Tues on Highway 46,  six miles west of Kindred.

The Jeep entered the south ditch after impact and caught fire. The  Ford stayed on the roadway. The 69 year old male driver of the Jeep, Alan Peterson, from Foreman, was removed from the Jeep by a witness on scene prior to it catching fire. The 45 year old female Thunderbird driver, Kandyce Blumhagen from Moorhead, MN was removed and transported to Sanford Health in Fargo, with serious injuries. The Jeep driver was transported to Essentia Health in Fargo. This crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Assisting at the scene were the County Sheriff, Richland County Sheriff, and Kindred Fire and Ambulance