Accident fatality victim in Dickinson identified
UPDATE: The 14-year-old female was determined to be Isabel Ann Obrien. The driver was identified as Dadren Clark. The section of road where the accident occurred is open.
An unidentified 14-year-old female from South Heart, North Dakota was involved in a fatal accident on Interstate 94 Business Loop at mile marker 904.5 and 23rd Avenue West in the city of Dickinson on Monday, July 1, at 10:59 a.m.
First responders from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, Dickinson Police Department, Dickinson Area Ambulance and Dickinson Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly closed the roadway to traffic. The west business loop from State Avenue to Fourth Street West will be closed and traffic re-routed while officers process the scene. All westbound traffic needing to go to Highway 10 are advised to proceed to the interstate.
According to a release from the Highway Patrol, the 2019 motorized scooter was traveling northbound on 23rd Avenue West in Dickinson approaching the intersection with the Interstate 94 Business Loop. A 2015 Kenworth semi-truck with trailer, being driven by a 29 year-old-male from Weyanoke, Louisiana, was traveling eastbound on the Interstate 94 Business Loop when the driver of the motorized scooter failed to yield at the stop signed intersection and struck the semi on the passenger side.
The report said that the driver of the scooter was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash and names are being withheld at this time until a notification of the family can be facilitated.
This story is developing and will be updated when more information comes available.