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Sobriety checkpoint set for McKenzie County

WILLISTON, N.D. -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol has planned a sobriety checkpoint in McKenzie County for Friday, Sept. 1.

Troopers are partnering with the Watford City police and the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office, a news release said. Troopers will saturate the roads after the checkpoint to remove impaired drivers.

Approximately half of all fatal crashes each year are alcohol-related, the highway patrol said.

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