Jason Schatzke Obituary, Death – EDINBURG, N.D. — One person was killed as a result of a collision that took place on Saturday evening in Walsh County, North Dakota, and just one vehicle was involved in the incident. The man who passed away was a male who was originally from the state of North Dakota. The report that was filed by the North Dakota Highway Patrol on November 12th, shortly after 9 o’clock in the evening, stated that Jason Schatzke, 48, a resident of Wheatland, North Dakota, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. This is in accordance with the information that was included in the report that was filed by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
The event took place on Walsh County Road 9, which is located around four miles east of Edinburg. At that that moment, a complete blanket of snow had just been laid down across the road. Christopher Thompson was behind the wheel of a 2022 GMC Yukon when, according to the report from the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the vehicle veered off the roadway and collided with a tree near the intersection of 133rd Avenue Northeast. The incident occurred in the area. At the time of the collision, Thompson was operating the motor vehicle that was involved. It was established in the hospital that Schatzke did not have any more time left to live.
The prosecution alleges that Thompson, who is 46 years old and lives in Grafton, was driving under the influence of alcohol when the incident occurred. During the time in question, there was a total of six people traveling together in the automobile at the same time. A second passenger was hurt as well, but their wounds were not nearly as severe as the first passenger’s. At this moment, both the Walsh County Sheriff’s Department and the North Dakota Highway Patrol are continuing their respective investigations into the crash.