- Associated Press - Thursday, April 30, 2020

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota State Patrol a driver going the wrong way on Interstate 94 near Bismarck caused a crash that took his life and injured five others, including three young children.

Rodell Kramer, 49, of Bismarck was driving a Chevy pickup truck eastbound in the westbound lanes of the interstate about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when he crashed into a Ford pickup with five people inside, including children ages 4, 6 and 8, according to the patrol.

Kramer was pronounced dead at the scene. Those in the Ford truck were taken to a Bismarck hospital. Their conditions were not immediately available.

The crash four miles east of Menoken shut down eastbound traffic for more than two hours.


This story has been corrected to shows that the driver of the Chevy pickup was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes instead of westbound.

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