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Forum staff reports, Published May 26 2012

Leeds, N.D., rollover accident injures one

LEEDS, N.D. – One man was injured in an angle crash on US 2 here around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Jaime Brent Snyder from Gaston, S.C., was traveling eastbound on US 2 from Minot, N.D. in a 2007 international semi, a report from the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. Brady Blazer, 19, of Leeds was traveling southbound on a Benson County gravel road when he stopped at the intersection stop sign, and did not yield for one vehicle traveling east, the report said.

Snyder hit the brakes but could not avoid colliding with Blazer’s vehicle on the rear passenger side. Blazer’s 1995 Ford Bronco turned clock-wise 180 degrees and entered the south ditch before rolling over onto the roof, the report said.

Blazer was taken to the Towner County Medical Center in Cando, N.D., and then later airflighted to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Blazer is in serious condition in the Intensive Care Unit, a nurse supervisor at Altru said around noon Saturday.

Snyder was not injured.

The crash is still under investigation by the N.D. Highway Patrol.