UPDATE: Gilby man dies after crashing into tree

Published: Oct. 27, 2022 at 5:10 PM CDT
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GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A 59-year-old Gilby man, Daniel Hansel, has died after driving into a ditch and hitting a tree.

It happened just before 11 AM on October 27. Highway Patrol says he was driving a 1996 GMC Sierra heading northbound on 26th St. NE, just north of the 35th Avenue NE intersection. After striking the tree, he became pinned and needed to be extricated. He was transported by ambulance to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. He was charged with DUI. Hansel died of his injuries on November 1.

Agencies involved were North Dakota Highway Patrol, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office, Gilby Fire & Rescue, Ferry Township Fire & Rescue, and Altru Ambulance Service