Accident south of Pekin takes man’s life

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal

The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports that an accident that occurred south of Pekin, N.D., at 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 claimed the life of a St. John man.

Evan McGillis, 22, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo northbound on ND Highway No. 1 south of Pekin when he lost control and entered the east ditch rolling several times before coming to rest facing south on its roof. The driver was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol was present at the scene and the investigation is still ongoing by the ND Highway Patrol.