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Fort Totten woman dies from injuries sustained in crash

A woman died Tuesday from injuries she received in a crash south of Belcourt, N.D., early Monday morning, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

A woman died Tuesday from injuries she received in a crash south of Belcourt, N.D., early Monday morning, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The patrol said Thursday that Clarice Brown, 25, Fort Totten, died on Tuesday, April 4.

The patrol said Brown was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix that was pursued by the patrol and Belcourt Police Department after a disturbance at the Sky Dancer Casino around 2:30 a.m., Monday, April 3. Two people were seen leaving the casino area in the Pontiac.

The car was 6 miles south of Belcourt on U.S. Highway 281 at 2:41 a.m. when Brown lost control of the car. The vehicle crossed the centerline, it went into a ditch and rolled.

The patrol said Brown was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained life-threatening injuries. Passenger Derrick Brown, 26, Fort Totten, wore a seat belt and had serious injuries. Both were transported by Belcourt Ambulance Service to Trinity Health in Minot for medical treatment.

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Derrick Brown was released from the hospital earlier this week.

The Rolette County Sheriff’s Office and Belcourt Fire Department also responded to the crash.

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