Tragic Fatal Crash Claims Life of Dirt Bike Rider in Mountrail County

Mountrail County, ND ( – In a devastating incident on April 14, 2024, a fatal crash took place in Mountrail County, leaving a community in mourning. Here’s the detailed report:

  1. What Happened: At approximately 7:15 PM CST, a 37-year-old male from Stanley, ND, was riding his 2015 KTM AG Dirt Bike in a field northwest of Adeline Drive & Knife River Drive. He lost control of the bike after hitting a rock, resulting in ejection.
  2. Response: The North Dakota Highway Patrol, along with the Stanley Police Department, Stanley Fire Department, Stanley EMS, and Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office, swiftly responded to the scene.
  3. Injuries: Despite life-saving efforts, the rider succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced deceased upon arrival at Mountrail County Medical Center.
  4. Road and Weather Conditions: The crash occurred in off-road conditions with clear weather, contributing to the tragic accident.
  5. Investigation: The crash is currently under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol to determine the exact circumstances leading to the incident.

This heartbreaking event underscores the importance of safety measures, including helmet use, for all riders. The community extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends affected by this tragedy.

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