NDHP – September 14 at 6:10pm an International Truck driven by Derrek Martin: 25-year-old male, pulling a loaded grain trailer was southbound on Rolette County Road 15 approaching the intersection with 89th Street Northeast. A 1999 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Cody Wolthuis: 30-year-old male of Fargo, was eastbound on 89th Street Northeast and failed to yield. The semi-truck struck the Silverado on its driver’s side. The Silverado entered the west ditch. The driver of the Silverado was ejected and pronounced deceased on scene. The semi-truck entered the east ditch and caught on fire. The driver of the semi-truck sustained serious injuries and was transported to SMP St. Kateri in Rolla ND.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.