Update-Park River Crash: Third Woman Dies from Injuries

A third elderly woman has died after an accident last Wednesday near Park River in Walsh County.

86 year old Joanne Schwappach of Bismarck was taken to Altru in Grand Forks and died Monday of her injuries.

She was a front seat passenger in a car driven by 80 year old Erlys Fardal of Bismarck.

Troopers say Fardal’s car was hit by a semi after she ran a stop sign.

Two passengers in the back seat died immediately.