Man Dies in Richland County Crash


The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 44-year-old man is dead following a crash Wednesday evening in rural Richland County.

At approximately 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, law enforcement was notified of a one-vehicle rollover crash three miles south of Wahpeton, on 182nd Avenue Southeast, which is approximately one-third of a mile south of 84th Street Southeast.

A 2002 Buick LeSabre, which was driven by the 44-year-old male, was northbound on 182nd Avenue Southeast. Approximately one-third of a mile south of 84th Street Southeast, the Buick left the roadway, entered the east ditch and role, coming to rest on its top in a standing corn field.

The driver was the lone occupant of the Buick. He was ejected during the crash, and was pronounced dead on scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol