Man Who Ran Stop Sign and Was Killed In A Crash With A Semi Is Identified
68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19
ESMOND, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed after failing to stop for a stop sign in Benson County.
They say 68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19, about 2 miles west of Esmond.
His pickup was hit on the driver’s side by a semi.
Both vehicles came to a rest in a ditch and the pickup started on fire.
Vetsch died at the scene while the semi driver was not hurt.
The crash is still under investigation.