Bismarck man, daughters improving at Sanford after deadly crash
TOWER CITY, N.D. (KVRR) — A Bismarck man and his two daughters continue to recover at Sanford in Fargo after a deadly weekend crash.
According to a CaringBridge site, 42-year-old Tim Hagerott is recovering from surgery on his pelvis.
His 14-year-old daughter is still sedated after suffering a brain contusion. Doctors expect her to fully wake up in three to four days.
A nine-year-old daughter has low grade fevers but are getting better.
The three were involved in a crash on I-94 near Tower City after hitting an unoccupied tow truck about 9 p.m. Saturday.
Forty-three-year-old Kelli Hagerott was killed.
A GoFundMe account was started for the family and has raised over $44,000 since Sunday.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the woman who died when an SUV crashed into an unoccupied tow truck left on the interstate in Cass County.
The crash about 9 p.m. Saturday also critically injured two children, ages 9 and 14, and seriously wounded the SUV driver.
The patrol says 43-year-old Kelli Hagerott was killed and the driver, 42-year-old Timothy Hagerott, was taken to a Fargo hospital along with the two children.
Authorities say the tow truck had a mechanical issue and was left on Interstate 94 near Tower City.
The patrol says the tow truck driver got a ride from the scene and left his truck.