VALLEY CITY, N.D. - A driver only identified as a female from Max died Sunday, Jan. 8, of injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 94 about 8 miles west of Valley City, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.

A 1999 Pontiac Bonneville was eastbound on I-94 about 5:17 p.m. when it veered toward the median, the Patrol reported.

The car then veered into the guardrail on the overpass over 109th Avenue Southeast. After hitting the guardrail, the car vaulted over the median guardrail and landed on its top on the east embankment of the underpass for 109th Avenue Southeast between the eastbound and westbound overpasses, the Patrol reported.

The car then came to rest wedged under the eastbound overpass bridge deck on its top, the Patrol reported.

The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle by the Valley City Rural Fire and Rescue Department. She was then taken by Barnes County Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Valley City, where she was pronounced dead from the injuries she suffered in the crash.

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Personnel from the Barnes County Sheriff's Office were also among those responding to the scene of the crash.