Phillip Taggart, 36, killed, Ryan Jerke and Craig Bruyere injured, and Lacey Eckert, 26, charged after collision at Highway 73 and Highway 22 in Williston, North Dakota

Modified Date: 
Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:50am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Arizona woman charged in fatal crash in North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - An Arizona woman is facing charges in a fatal crash in the western North Dakota oil patch. Eckert was charged Wednesday with felony negligent homicide and misdemeanor aggravated reckless driving. Court documents do not list an attorney for Eckert, and a home telephone listing for her could not be found. She could face up to seven years in prison if convicted. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

McKenzie County woman charged in crash

Police say she was behind the wheel of an eastbound pickup on Highway 73 the morning of Dec. 1 when she drove through a stop sign at the road’s intersection with Highway 22 and slammed into an SUV that was slowing to make a turn.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Lacey Eckert
Phillip Taggart
Ryan Jerke
Craig Bruyere

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