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Motorcyclist killed in Emmons County crash

September 26, 2018

HAZELTON, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man has died in a motorcycle crash in southern North Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says 61-year-old James Ludwig was southbound on Highway 83 near Hazelton in Emmons County Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle veered into the oncoming lane and he was struck by a semi.

Ludwig was thrown from his Harley-Davidson bike and pronounced dead at the scene. The patrol says the 46-year-old Marion man driving the semi wasn’t hurt.

The weather was rainy and windy at the time of the crash.

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