UPDATE: The Grand Forks Police Department has identified the man killed in a Saturday night crash.
Witnesses told police a white sedan hit the back of a pickup while both were northbound near the 900 block of South Washington Street Saturday around 11:30 p.m., a press release said. The pickup allegedly pulled over but the sedan continued northbound, then crossed into the southbound lane before it drifted back into the northbound lane and crashed into a signal pole near DeMers Avenue.
The driver of the sedan, 38-year-old Shaun Sabin of Grand Forks, was dead on scene, the release said.
Grand Forks Fire Department, Altru Ambulance, Grand Forks Police Departments Crash Investigation Team and the Unmanned Air Support Team responded.
ORIGINAL STORY: GRAND FORKS - Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened in Grand Forks on Saturday night.
The Grand Forks Police Department says it was called out to a hit-and-run in progress around 11:30 p.m. on South Washington Street, near the intersection of Demers Avenue.
Witnesses told officers a white sedan hit the back of a pickup truck while both were in the northbound lane on the 900 block of South Washington Street. The truck pulled over after the initial crash, while the sedan continued traveling north.
Witnesses then described seeing the sedan go into the southbound lane of Washington Street while it was still driving north. The car then drifted back into the northbound lane before hitting a traffic signal pole.
When officers arrived on scene, they found the driver of the sedan dead inside of the vehicle. His body was taken to the University of North Dakota Forensic Pathology Center. His name has not been released at this time. There were no other passengers in the sedan and no other injuries reported.
The crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with more information is encouraged to call the Grand Forks Police Department.