Update: Motorcyclist killed in West Fargo crash identified, SUV driver charged

Photo: WDAY Radio
Photo: WDAY Radio

(West Fargo, ND) -- More information has been released involving the motorcycle vs. suv crash in West Fargo Wednesday night.

The North Daktoa Highway Patrol tells WDAY Radio that 31-year old Thomas Fradet of Fargo was killed in the crash at Main Avenue and 17th Street at around 9:10 p.m.

Troopers say witnesses reported that the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed when it T-boned the motorcycle, ejecting the rider. Fradet was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the SUV, 28-year old Taquoya Saldana of West Fargo, and her passenger, were not hurt. Saldana does face several charges, including DUI and Driving Under Suspension.

Troopers are still investigating the crash, and additional charges against Saldana are pending.