Man dead in crash on Highway 281 in Edgeley, North Dakota

July 13, 2023

EDGELEY, N.D. (KFGO) – One man is dead after a crash on the north side of Edgeley Wednesday night.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 59-year-old Edgeley man was driving north on Highway 281 when his van left the road and entered the ditch. The van then continued driving into a field before becoming stuck in a slough approximately 400 feet from the road.

The driver was unresponsive when the crash was located by a passerby just before 10:00 p.m. Ambulance and fire crews from Edgeley and Jamestown responded but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The time of the crash has not yet been determined and remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol, which is being assisted by the LaMoure County Sheriff’s Office.