Kathryn, ND — A deadly accident between two truck drivers left both dead last Wednesday (August 14, 2013) near Litchville in Kathryn. Troopers with the North Dakota Highway Patrol recently identified one of the deceased semi-truck drivers as 46-year old Leeds resident Allen Tofsrud.
The accident happened east of Litchville, ND at about 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Tofsrud was driving a semi-truck eastbound along Highway 46 when he entered the intersection with Highway 1 and was hit by a northbound semi-truck.
The collision left both drivers dead and ignited a fire as well, destroying the trucks. Troopers confirmed that one of the drivers had run a stop sign, but did not specify any further. Investigations were expected to continue into the weekend.
Scene of the Accident