Victim of fatal crash identified

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified a 27-year-old Garrison man who was killed in a one-vehicle rollover on Tuesday near Bismarck as Virgil Wilkinson Jr.

Wilkinson was a passenger in a 2020 GMC Sierra driven by Virgil Wilkinson, 61, of Garrison, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to a Bismarck hospital for treatment.

The elder Wilkinson lost control of the vehicle on the icy road and it entered the median and rolled. The accident happened at 1:54 p.m. nine miles north of Bismarck.


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