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Published January 31, 2014, 08:08 PM

Langdon woman killed in roadside accident

A Langdon woman is dead after being run over by an alleged drunk driver.

A Langdon woman is dead after being run over by an alleged drunk driver.

58-year-old Laurie Bennett was backed over by a vehicle driven by 39 year old Russell Eversvik of Wales, ND. He has been charged with DUI causing death.

The accident happened around 3 o'clock Friday morning, 3 and a half miles northwest of Langdon.

Bennett was driving an oldsmobile on her way to Eversvik's residence. She then left the vehicle and Eversvik took the wheel. He attempted to drive in reverse using Bennett as a spotter. Eversvik backed over Bennett causing her death.

The crash is still under investigation. Cavalier County Sheriff’s Office, Cavalier County Fire Department and Cavalier County Ambulance were also on scene.

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