Victims in south-central N.D. accident identified
STRASBURG, N.D. -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of three people involved in a fatal car accident near Strasburg.
Albert Houn, of Strasburg, was killed in the two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon after Katherine Vetter, of Linton, failed to yield to a yield sign in her car at Seventh Avenue Southeast and 89th Street Southeast four miles west of Strasburg, according to a new release. Vetter, 17, was struck by Houn's pickup truck. Houn, 57, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck's passenger, Adam Houn, 17, was transported by ambulance to a hospital in Linton. Vetter, who was wearing her seatbelt, was also treated and released.
Neither person in the pickup was wearing a seat belt.
Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.