Makoti man dies in crash

MAKOTI An unidentified 33-year-old Makoti man died in a crash with a semi-truck on N.D. Highway 23 about two miles west of there, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Angela Herndon, 46, Goldendale, Wash., was driving a 2005 Freightliner semi truck east on the highway when she slowed to attempt a left turn onto a gravel township road. The unidentified man attempted to pass her in a 1995 Ford F-150 pickup but instead struck the semi’s cab on the driver’s side.

The man was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, with his truck coming to rest in the north ditch.

The Freightliner sustained an estimated $10,000 in damage to the cab of the vehicle and the Ford was totaled.