BUXTON, N.D. — A University of North Dakota student suffered fatal injuries during a plane crash in Traill County on Monday, Oct. 18.
A UND plane crashed in a field near 11th Street Northeast and 165th Avenue Northeast at about 8:30 p.m. on Monday southeast of Buxton, according to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
The UND student was the pilot of the plane and was pronounced dead on scene, the release said. The name of the pilot will be released pending notification of the family.
The crash is under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol and Federal Aviation Administration, along with the Traill County Sheriff's Office.
Buxton is about 28 miles south of Grand Forks.
Meloney Linder, vice president of marketing and communications at UND, said the university couldn't comment on the crash late Monday night as proper notifications were still being made.