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Three killed in crash near Minot identified

July 18, 2019

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified three people killed in a two-vehicle crash near Minot.

Authorities say 78-year-old Marvin Ness, of Douglas, was killed when his pickup truck crossed into the path of a Chevy Suburban on Highway 23 west of Minot Monday afternoon. The two vehicles collided head-on with the Suburban becoming engulfed in flames.

A couple in the Suburban was killed. They’re identified as 28-year-old Jonathan Zacher and 27-year-old Cara Zacher, both of Parshall. A juvenile girl in a car seat survived with minor injuries.

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