Man found dead in minor accident

HALLIDAY A 23-year-old Halliday man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on North Dakota Highway 8 Saturday night, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Police are still investigating what led to the man’s death and possible charges are pending against the driver.

A 2001 Dodge pickup truck driven by a 27-year-old Halliday man slid out of control on the icy roads while accelerating onto Fourth Street Southwest in Halliday from Highway 8 and entered the ditch.

The driver and the 37-year-old female front-seat passenger were uninjured and there was only minor damage to the vehicle.