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UPDATE: Two Die in Fiery Truck Crash

August 14, 2013

Firefighters from multiple agencies respond to the scene of a truck accident near Litchville Wednesday morning.

An accident Wednesday morning in southern Barnes County east of Litchville claimed the lives of two people.
The accident occurred at about 9 a.m. at the intersection of North Dakota Highway 1 and North Dakota Highway 46. A semi going eastbound on highway 46 failed to stop at the intersection of highway 1. A northbound truck struck the eastbound truck, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Both trucks came to rest in the northeast ditch of the interchange. Both drivers died on the scene. One driver was wearing seatbelts while the other was not.
Witnesses described a fiery explosion as fuel tanks on one of the trucks erupted.
Responding agencies included the North Dakota Highway Patrol; the Barnes County and the LaMoure County Sheriff's Departments; Marion, LaMoure, and Valley City Fire and Rescue departments and the Barnes County Ambulance.
The accident remains under investigation. Names of the deceased are being withheld until family has been notified.

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