Plane crash claims life of local pilot


September 25, 2023

Nathan Price

The remains of a sprayer plane which crashed in a field north of Carrington are seen here. Lawrence Polries of Jamestown was the registered owner of the aircraft, and died in the accident.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, a fatal airplane crash occurred south of New Rockford, N.D.

According to Eddy County Sheriff Paul Lies, several witnesses traveling on Highway 281 reported seeing the plane crash into a cornfield west of the highway, and just a few yards north of the Eddy-Foster County border.

The plane was reportedly traveling west when it clipped the power li...

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