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Rolette man killed in accident

By Staff | Aug 25, 2017

A Rolette man was killed last week in a motorcycle accident near Lake Metigoshe.

According to the N.D. Highway Patrol, Derek Thompson, 28, was traveling westbound on his 1987 Harley Davidson on N.D. Highway 43 from Dunseith to Lake Metigoshe. Thompson failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the road, entering the north ditch. He then struck a sign support, ejecting him from the vehicle.

Thompson wasn’t wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation by the N.D. Highway Patrol

– Tribune Staff Report

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