Fatal Commercial Truck Crash Near Cartwright, ND

A two-vehicle truck vs. truck crash occurred that involved a fatal injury at about noon on Jan. 14, at the intersection of McKenzie County Rd. 16 and 154th Ave NW, about 6 miles north of Cartwright, in McKenzie County, ND. A red 2001 Freightliner truck towing a tanker loaded with 165 barrels of salt water was traveling west on McKenzie County Road 16. A white 2014 Volvo truck towing an empty side-dump trailer was northbound on 154th Ave NW. The Volvo failed to stop at a stop sign, striking the left side of the Freightliner. The driver of the Volvo, Allen Emly, was transported to Sidney Health Center, Sidney, MT where he died of his injuries. The driver of the Freightliner, Shawn Flowers, was not injured.

No hazardous materials were released from original containment.

This crash is under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.


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