Three Hurt After Vehicle Hydroplanes Along Interstate 94

Driver Had Cruise Control On When He Encountered Heavy Rain

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Three people were taken to Sanford after a driver hydroplaned on I-94 and hit an overhead sign support in the median.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 71-year-old Alvin Jorgensen of Hope lost control about a quarter mile west of West Fargo just before 5 o’clock.

He had his cruise control on at about 75 miles per hour when he encountered heavy rain.

Jorgensen along with 54-year-old Josephine Jorgensen, also of Hope, and 77-year-old Ruth Berger of Valley City, were taken to the hospital with injuries.

All three were wearing their seat belts.

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