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Patrol identifies man killed in crash north of Hillsboro

HILLSBORO, N.D.—Authorities have identified a Grand Forks man killed in a rollover crash early Sunday, Aug. 6, north of Hillsboro.

Harold Weivoda, 73, died after the pickup he was riding in entered the median on Interstate 29 and rolled 10 miles north of Hillsboro, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene at 1 a.m. Sunday, where they found a 1995 Ford pickup with a trailer had rolled into the median, according to a news release from the Highway Patrol.

The driver, 59-year-old William Sand from Grand Forks, was northbound on the interstate on his way home from Minneapolis when he lost control of the pickup, the release stated. The truck entered the median, became disconnected from the trailer and rolled.

Sand was brought to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks by ambulance. Weivoda was pronounced dead at the scene.

Weivoda and Sand were both wearing seat belts, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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