Six From Missouri Killed In North Dakota Wreck

Posted 2 years ago

By Associated Press

The North Dakota State Patrol has identified the six men killed Wednesday in a crash on Interstate 94 near Jamestown. All of the victims were from Missouri.

Officials say the six men were in a westbound pickup when the driver lost control on the icy road.

The pickup went through the median and was struck on the passenger side by an eastbound semitrailer.


Killed were the pickup driver, 47-year-old Martin Zuniga of Republic; 51-year-old Mayolo Lopez of Springfield; 43-year-old Albino Martinez of Springfield; 50-year-old Epitacio Padron of Springfield; 54-year-old Jose Avila of Springfield; and 34-year-old Herson Orellana of Nixa.

The driver of the semitrailer, 23-year-old Stuart Hauge of Glen Ullin, North Dakota was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.