St. Thomas woman dies in crash, one injured

Bonnie Lembke, 62, of St. Thomas, died following a head-on collision between two vehicles Friday four miles north of Keene.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Lembke was a passenger in a 2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette van driven by Dennis Lembke, 62, of St. Thomas, that was struck by an oncoming 2004 Hummer H2 SUV driven by Michael Mossett, 38, New Town. Mossett was headed east on Highway 23 when he tried to pass another car, moved into the westbound lane and struck the Lembkes’ vehicle.

Dennis Lembke was injured in the crash and was taken to McKenzie County Hospital for treatment. Mossett was not injured.

Both Lembes and Mossett were wearing their seatbelts.

The accident happened at 8:56 p.m. Friday.