NEW ENGLAND, N.D.-Authorities have identified a driver who died near here Friday, Dec. 1, in a fatal car crash that also seriously injured two passengers.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported Saturday, Dec. 2, that 21-year-old Dickinson, N.D., resident Y Mani Zayd Freeman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover shortly after 2 p.m. that happened about 13 miles southwest of New England in Slope County. Authorities said she lost control of a southbound 2007 Nissan Murano on 130th Avenue Southwest and rolled the vehicle several times, which ejected three of the four occupants.
Passengers Alyssa Jo Golden, 19, of Dickinson, and Brian Sweet, 22 of Amidon, N.D., were seriously injured and brought to St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck. A third passenger, 20-year-old Dylon Daniel Janke, of Jamestown, N.D., wasn't injured.
Authorities said no one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, and alcohol was a factor in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.