Vehicle With 6 People Hits Tree, 1 Dead In Walsh County, ND

WALSH CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A Wheatland, North Dakota man is dead after the vehicle he was in left a snow covered Walsh County 9 and hit a tree.

Highway Patrol says 48-year-old Jason Schatzke died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, 46-year-old Christopher Thompson of Grafton, was not hurt but is charged with DUI.

One of the four other passengers reported minor injuries.

The crash happened just after 9 Saturday night about four miles east of Edinburg.

It remains under investigation.

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