Sgt. Ryan Panasuk, North Dakota Highway Patrol, released the name of the individual killed in a two vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18.

Sgt. Ryan Panasuk, North Dakota Highway Patrol, released the name of the individual killed in a two vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18.  

James Thiery, Grand Forks, was driving his 2016 KIA Sportage east on HWY 2, when he rear-ended the trailer of a Mack truck driven by Trenton Beckendahl, Devils Lake.  Beckendahl was preparing to turn left, according to Panasuk, from the eastbound lane of HWY 2, into a business on the north side of the highway.  Thiery struck the rear of Beckendahl’s trailer and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the NDHP.