UPDATE: North Dakota man killed in crop dusting crash identified

September 21, 2023

EDDY COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of the 63-year-old pilot killed in the crash of a crop dusting plane.

Lawrence Polries, of Jamestown, died when his plane clipped a power line and went down in a sunflower field five miles south of New Rockford, North Dakota Tuesday afternoon.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.