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Published June 25, 2012, 11:07 AM

Crash near Williston kills 3 people

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A collision between a passenger vehicle and a semitrailer in northwestern North Dakota killed three people and injured a fourth.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A collision between a passenger vehicle and a semitrailer in northwestern North Dakota killed three people and injured a fourth.

The Highway Patrol says the westbound vehicle went out of control on U.S. Highway 2 in Williams County about midday Sunday and crossed the median into the eastbound lanes, where it was struck by the semi.

The three people in the vehicle were killed. The patrol identified them as 16 year-old Colton Fischer and 17 year-old Ashley Fischer of Fort Collins, Colorado, and 25 year-old Errol Lee of Kingston, Jamaica. The 16 year-old was driving.

The semi driver, 67 year-old Irvan Butler of Springfield, Idaho, suffered unspecified injuries.

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