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Underwood Woman Died in Crash

On Tuesday night, August 18 an Underwood woman died of her injuries in a crash in McLean County.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the accident happened just before 10 p.m. on a road made of gravel, about four miles to the west of Underwood.

A Ford Excursion, being driven by a 14 year old girl was travelling eastbound at high speed on Second Street Northwest when she lost control and the car ended up in the ditch. She tried to over correct and the SUV rolled and ended up on the passenger side.

Randi Backer, aged 33 was the front seat passenger and she was ejected from the vehicle and critically injured. She was taken to a Fargo hospital where she died. The rear seat passenger was a 16 year old girl and she was also ejected and taken to hospital along with the driver.

The SUV was totaled and police said that alcohol was present in the vehicle. They are still investigating but say charges are pending against the driver.

To learn more about your rights and potential compensation for your accident in North Dakota, please call the Williston accident attorneys of Maring Williams Law Office, P.C. at (800) 492-5297 or contact us online today.