On January 30th at 11:35am, a 2011 Honda Element driven by Janice Elder, was westbound on ND Highway 19 at the stop sign regulated intersection with US Highway 281. Driver Mitchell Weed of the 2001 Kenworth T800 with a 2023 Wilson Hopper Bottom semi-trailer was northbound on US Highway 281. Elder in the Honda disregarded the stop sign, entered the intersection, and was struck by Weed in the Kenworth at a right angle. The Honda entered the west ditch of US Highway 281, where if came to rest on its right side. The Kenworth entered the east ditch of US Highway 281, where it came to rest on its top.

The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.