Man killed, three injured when car hits moose
MICHIGAN, N.D. - A Fort Totten man is dead and three children are hurt after the car they were in hit a moose late Monday night in northeast North Dakota.
MICHIGAN, N.D. – A Fort Totten man is dead and three children are hurt after the car they were in hit a moose late Monday night in northeast North Dakota.
North Dakota State Patrol Sgt. Joe Knowski said the 2003 Chevy Cavalier was headed east on U.S. Highway 2 about a mile east of Michigan about 10:05 p.m. when it hit the moose, which was in the middle of the highway.
The Cavalier rolled numerous times before coming to rest on the south edge of the roadway, ejecting the driver and all three children, who are 10, 5, and 2, from the vehicle. The 37-year-old driver died at the scene.
All three boys were taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks for treatment of their injuries.
None of the people in the vehicle were wearing seatbelts.
The names of the people in the car have not been released, Knowski said.
The moose died on impact.