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2 from Bowman injured after rear-end crash in Highway 85 construction zone

BELFIELD -- Two people from Bowman were injured after their car rear-ended a pickup truck stopped in a construction zone on U.S. Highway 85 about 4 miles south of Belfield, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

BELFIELD -- Two people from Bowman were injured after their car rear-ended a pickup truck stopped in a construction zone on U.S. Highway 85 about 4 miles south of Belfield, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Jerome Maychazak, 79, of Bowman, was driving southbound in a 1989 Ford Crown Victoria around 2:20 p.m. Friday when he struck a 2012 GMC Sierra driven by Jon Lankford, 39, of Ray, who was stopped and waiting for a pilot car behind other vehicles in the construction zone.

Maychrzak and his passenger, Natalie Maychazak, 43, of Bowman, were both wearing their seatbelts but were injured. Jerome Maychazak was transported to CHI St. Alexius Dickinson by the Belfield Ambulance. Natalie Maychazak was airlifted to CHI St. Alexius Bismarck by Valley Med Flight helicopter.

Lankford was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.

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