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Collision in North Dakota leaves Estevan woman dead and man seriously injured

Charges pending against North Dakota man.
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An Estevan woman died in a collision Sunday in North Dakota.

FORTUNA, N.D. - One person from Estevan is dead and another was seriously injured following a collision between a motorcycle and a pick-up truck Sunday in North Dakota.

According to the North Dakota State Highway Patrol, the two people were travelling east on Highway 5 about 10 kilometres east of Fortuna when their motorcycle was struck by a Ford F150 pick-up truck, which was travelling south on Divide County Road 2.

The F150 struck the motorcycle after the truck reportedly failed to yield.  

The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were wearing helmets. They were thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious injuries.

They were transported by ambulance to St. Luke’s Hospital in Crosby, and then transferred to Trinity Health in Minot, where the woman died from injuries sustained in the crash.

According to the highway patrol, the driver of the Ford, a 25-year-old man from Williston, was not injured in the crash.

The incident remains under the investigation by the highway patrol, and charges against the pick-up truck driver are pending.