According to the official report from the ND Highway Patrol David Storsteen, 76, from Devils Lake was the individual who lost his life in a crash on Highway 2 approximately six miles southeast of Devils Lake Wednesday night.
At 5:20 p.m. Storsteen was the driver of a 2010 Buick Lucerne that struck the left rear side of a semi trailer truck.
The 1995 Freightliner was pulling an empty flatbed trailer and attempting to cross US Highway 2 at mile marker 276 to travel east towards Grand Forks.
Storsteen was traveling westbound on US Highway 2 from Fargo en route to Devils Lake when he struck the left rear side of the trailer. Upon impact the Buick traveled toward the median and came to rest against the semi trailer in the south lane facing southwest. The Freightliner came to rest facing east with the trailer coming to rest in the median.
Storsteen died in the crash. The driver of the Freightliner was not injured. The accident remains under investigation.