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Fatal car accident near Wahpeton

WAHPETON -- A 35 year old female and 37 year old male are dead after their vehicle rolled into the ditch on Saturday, December 16th.

According to a release by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a 2008 Chevy pickup was driving south on 182nd Ave near Wahpeton when it drifted into the northbound lane, causing the driver to overcorrect and roll into the ditch.

Both occupants were ejected from the vehicle during the crash; the 37 year old male and 35 year old female died at the scene.

Who was driving is still unknown. Seat belts were reportedly not in use.

The  crash remains under investigation.