Fatal Accident Kills 4 Near GF

Fatal Accident Kills 4 Near GF Click to Enlarge

Three people are dead following a two vehicle crash west of Grand Forks last night (Tues). The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a van and semi hauling a tanker trailer collided in the west bound lane. The van - driven by a 43-year old Grand Forks woman - overturned in the median. There were nine passengers in the van – three died. The 43-year old semi driver from Northwood (ND) was not injured. The accident occurred around six-45 p-m -- two miles west of the Grand Forks Airport. Multiple agencies responded to the crash site.

UPDATE

The NDHP has released the names of those involved in the crash:

Passengers in 2007 Chevrolet Express

Fatalities:

Jason Boppre, 39, Grand Forks

William Joyner, 66, Grand Forks

Gary Voeller, 41, Grand Forks

Injured:

Todd Oksendahl, 40, Grand Forks

Constantino Ibarra Jr., 27, Grand Forks

Ronald Creutz, 59, Grand Forks

Kimberly Allard, 45, Grand Forks

Evelyn Poppenhagen, 55, Grand Forks

Gerald Kraviec, 22, Hatton

Seat belt use is unknown.

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