WILLISTON, N.D. — Authorities have released the names of those involved in a Monday morning, Aug. 24, crash that killed a Dickinson, N.D., man in McKenzie County in western North Dakota.
The crash occurred at about 7:19 a.m. on U.S. Highway 85, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol release.
A 2019 Ford F-150, driven by Chase Barnedt, 25, of Dickinson, was traveling northbound on Highway 85 when his vehicle crossed the center line, according to the release. The Ford struck the side of an oversize load being hauled southbound on Highway 85 by a 2017 Kenworth driven by Rudolph Still, 48, of Westminster, S.C.
After striking the Kenworth’s load, the F-150 spun out into the west ditch where it came to rest, according to a release. A 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Amanda Young, 40, of Watford City, N.D., was traveling southbound behind the Kenworth. The Silverado was struck by flying debris.
Barnedt suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. He was wearing a seat belt, and the vehicle’s air bag deployed, according to the release.
Still and Young both were wearing seat belts, and neither was injured.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.