Fatal accident near Esmond Saturday
An unidentified man died in a two-vehicle accident near Esmond on Saturday around 4 p.m.
The N.D. Highway Patrol reports Gregory Kalenze, Mandan, was driving a 2000 Peterbilt westbound on ND Highway 19 near Esmond. An unidentified male was driving a 1989 Chevrolet S10 pickup southbound on 37th Avenue Northeast. The unidentified male failed to yield at the intersection with ND Highway 19, and the Peterbilt struck the driver side door area of the pickup truck.
Both vehicles came to rest in the south ditch facing west. The pickup caught on fire after the collision. The unidentified male died on scene.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.