Update: (Fargo, ND) -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 20-year-old Benson, Minn., man who died in a Friday afternoon crash has been identified as Peyton Young.
Original Story: (Fargo, ND) -- A 20-year-old Benson, Minn., man is dead after a head-on crash Friday afternoon in Fargo.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 1:26 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of 25th Street North.
The Patrol says a 2002 Honda Accord, driven by the 20-year-old, was northbound on 25th Street North from Main Avenue in Fargo. A 2008 Chrysler Town & Country, driven by 21-year-old Levi Lucasdale, Fargo, was southbound on 25th Street North from 7th Avenue North. 25th Street, in this area, is a concrete roadway with a single northbound and southbound lane, with a continuous center turn lane.
While northbound, the Honda Accord crossed the center turn lane, into the southbound lane. The Accord struck the Chrysler Town & Country head-on. Both vehicles came to rest head-to-head in the southbound lane.
The driver of the Accord was extricated from the vehicle and transported by Sanford Ambulance ot a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. The driver of the Chrysler Town & Country sustained minor injuries, and was released at the scene. The passenger, 26-year-old Robert Yunker, of Fargo, sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, and was transported to a local hospital by Sanford Ambulance.
Due to the serious nature of the crash, Fargo Police requested assistance from the North Dakota Highway Patrol for the investigation.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.