Pedestrian killed, driver arrested, in McHenry, ND

Photo:  WDAY Radio Staff
Photo: WDAY Radio Staff

McHenry, ND - A teenager is dead and a driver is facing charges following an SUV/pedestrian crash in McHenry, North Dakota.  It happened just before 3am Saturday. The State Patrol says there was a street dance going on in McHenry that night. 18-year old Cayler Ellingson of Grace City was walking on a street when he was hit. He was taken to the Carrington hospital where he later died from his injuries. 41-year old Shannon Brandt of McHenry was arrested on charges of DUI related Vehicular Homicide and leaving the scene of a crash involving a fatality.

The crash remains under investigation and more charges are possible. The ND Highway Patrol and Bureau of Criminal Investigation are looking into the circumstances and events that led up to Ellingson's death.