August 25, 2020

Four-vehicle accident near Long X Bridge injures two

By Neal A. Shipman
Farmer Editor

Two people were injured in a four-vehicle accident that involved three commercial motor vehicles and one passenger vehicle that occurred at 8:55 a.m. near the construction zone at the Long X Bridge, south of Watford City, on Thursday, Aug. 20. The accident resulted in U.S. Highway 85 being temporarily closed.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Delmon Moss, 46, of Florida was driving south on U.S. Highway 85 in a 2002 Peterbilt pulling a loaded gravel trailer when he stuck the rear end of a 2019 GMC Acadia being driven by Aprille Lovell, 36, of Louisiana, near the construction zone at the Long X Bridge where workers were working on a new addition.
Moss’ vehicle got pushed into the northbound 2002 Peterbilt driven by Joshua Zopp, 39, of Williston.
After striking Lovell, Moss continued southbound striking a 2001 Kenworth being driven by Victor Vega-Leana, 51, of Arkansas.

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