Victim named in fatal Stanley accident

STANLEY Leroy Larson, 84, Stanley, was named as the victim of the fatal crash on N.D. Highway 8 at the north edge of Stanley just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

Larson was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan south on the highway when he failed to stop for and struck the rear of a 2012 Kenworth semi truck driven by Calvin Watkins, 47, Minot.

Larson was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene of the accident and his vehicle was totaled. Watkins was not injured and his truck sustained an estimated $10,000 in damages.