Three hurt in crash near Mahnomen


Three people were injured in a rear-end collision on Highway 59 south of Mahnomen Sunday morning.

The accident occurred at about 11 a.m. when a 2005 Dodge Ram, southbound on Highway 59, stopped to turn east and was rear-ended by a 2008 Chevy Silverado, according to the State Patrol.

No injuries were reported in the Dodge Ram, but three people were hurt in the Silverado: The driver, Daniel Patrick Sherer, 33, and two passengers, Amanda Teresa Sherer, 26, and Maci Mae Sherer, 6, all of Grand Forks.

They all suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and none were transported to a hospital.

The driver of the Dodge Ram was Matthew Joseph Geray, 47, of Mahnomen and his passenger was Drayke Joseph Geray, 7, of Mahnomen.

All five people involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts, and airbags deployed in the Silverado but not in the Ram. No alcohol was involved.

The crash occurred on dry pavement at milepost 298 in Pembina Township. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office and White Earth Tribal Police Department assisted at the scene.