UPDATE- POSTED JANUARY 14, 2:18 P.M.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of the individuals involved in the crash occurring on Highway 1806 on January 12.
The 24-year-old woman who was killed during the crash has been identified as Kennedy Marie Carry Moccasin.
ORIGINAL STORY- POSTED JANUARY 13, 10:53 A.M.
BISMARCK, N.D. (KXNET) — A 24-year-old Bismarck woman was pronounced dead after she drove over the centerline into the oncoming lane on Highway 1806 and struck a Ford F150 head-on last night.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the woman was driving north on Highway 1806 around 9:25 p.m. when she drove over the centerline and hit the front left bumper of a Ford F150 which was driven by a 69-year-old woman from Bismarck. Both cars then came to rest in ditches on each side of the road.
The 24-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, an the NDHP noted that the woman was not wearing her seatbelt. The driver of the F150 was transported to Sanford Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and her passenger (a 49-year-old woman from New Town), was not injured.
Alcohol was a suspected factor in the crash which remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.