Authorities release names of victims in Casselton, Climax fatal crashes(WDAY TV) - We now know the name of the Casselton man killed in a crash on interstate we first told you about Saturday night. The victim is 40 year-old Jeremy Rader.
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
(WDAY TV) - We now know the name of the Casselton man killed in a crash on interstate we first told you about Saturday night. The victim is 40 year-old Jeremy Rader.
The crash happened on I-94, about two miles west of West Fargo. Rader's vehicle veered into the median, smashed through a guardrail, then dropped into a coulee. He was not wearing a seatbelt, and died at the scene.
Moments before the car burst into flames, a passerby and first responders pulled Rader from the car, but it was too late.
Troy Hisher – North Dakota Highway Patrol: "They saw the vehicle go down into the coulee, ran over the bridge tried to do first aid, CPR on him, but he had passed away."
Meanwhile, authorities have identified the Climax man killed in a crash Saturday. He's 26 year old Alexander Knutson. That crash happening on Traill County Road 21, about nine miles east of Buxton.
Knutson lost control of his truck and rolled in a ditch. He was thrown from the vehicle.