SANBORN, N.D. — One person died and another suffered non-life threatening injuries in a crash that happened about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3, on Interstate 94 near Sanborn, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
An SUV and a semi were eastbound on I-94 when the semi slowed for a grass fire. The SUV was overtaking the semi when it sideswiped the rear tires of the semi's trailer, lost control and overturned, coming to rest in westbound lanes, the patrol said.
The SUV driver, a 24-year-old Jamestown man who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and fatally injured, the patrol said.
A passenger in the SUV, a 62-year-old man from Jamestown, was wearing a seat belt and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the semi, a 30-year-old man from Jamestown, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.
The names of the motorists involved were to be released later, the patrol said. The crash remains under investigation.