Identity of Sunday crash victim released

Accident occurred near Medina on Sunday.

JSSPN accident report

The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a Sunday afternoon accident near Medina.

Harlan Vining, 61, Jamestown, was pronounced dead at Jamestown Regional Medical Center after he was transported from the scene by Medina Ambulance Service.

The accident occurred at 1:23 p.m. one mile east of Medina on Interstate 94. The patrol said Vining was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on I-94 near mile marker 231. The vehicle partially entered the median of I-94 as the trailer began to fishtail. The driver overcorrected to the right and the Silverado entered the north ditch of I-94 traveling sideways, causing it to tip and overturn. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected, the patrol said.

There was freezing rain at the time of the crash and roads were wet and had scattered ice, the patrol said.

Also responding were the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office and Medina Fire, the patrol said.


The patrol is investigating the crash.

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