UPDATE Oct. 16 – 1:13 p.m. — The names of the people involved in the accident have been released.

Christopher Hageman, 26, Dickinson, was the driver who was killed in the rollover.

The passengers were Carlie Hageman, 26; Dayton Hook, 6; Shawn Hageman, 3 and Lucy Hageman, 2.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Carlie and Dayton sustained minor injuries, while Shawn and Lucy were uninjured.


Original Story: A fatal crash happened about five miles west of New Salem Tuesday morning.

The driver of a Ford Explorer was on Morton County Road 139. The Ford Explorer left the roadway and entered the south ditch where the vehicle rolled.

Several first responding agencies were involved, including Sanford AirMed.

The driver, a 26-year-old male from Dickinson, died in the crash. There were four others in the vehicle.

The 26-year-old passenger has non-life-threatening injuries. A 6-year-old also has non-life threatening injuries.

A 3-year-old and 2-year-old were not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.