DICKINSON, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a Dickinson woman as the victim in a Saturday, April 25, fatal motorcycle crash near South Heart.
Laurie Schaefer, 48, Dickinson, was a passenger on the bike driven by Jeffrey Schaefer, 47, also of Dickinson.
The 2014 Harley-Davidson was northbound at 11:33 a.m. on 117th Avenue Southwest, about 14 miles north of South Heart in Dunn County, when it entered the east ditch after failing to negotiate a curve. The vehicle rolled, ejecting the driver and passenger. Jeffrey Schaefer was taken by ambulance to CHI St. Alexius in Dickinson. Laurie Schaefer died on scene due to injuries sustained in the crash.
The crash is under investigation by the Highway Patrol.