Jamestown, N.D. Professor and U.S. Senate Candidate Involved in South Dakota Crash near Plankinton

Katrina Christiansen, a Jamestown professor running for North Dakota’s Democratic U.S. Senate seat, revealed on social media that her family experienced a crash in South Dakota over the weekend.

The incident occurred near Plankinton, S.D., where another car attempting to pass a semi collided with theirs.

Christiansen and her family emerged unharmed, crediting the volunteer Plankinton Fire & Rescue for their swift response and emphasizing the crucial role of rural fire and rescue departments in critical moments.