Williston Man Dies In Crash Involving Two Semi Trailors

The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday, 15 miles north of New Town.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Authorities say a crash in Mountrail County involving two semitrailers killed a 28-year-old Williston man.

The Highway Patrol says the semi that Jemond Petersen II was driving collided with another semi that was making a U-turn in front of it on state Highway 1804.

The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday, 15 miles north of New Town.

Petersen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The patrol identified the driver of the other semi as 52-year-old Wesley Soper of Surrey.

He wasn’t injured.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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