The Bismarck Police Department has released the name of the person who died in an early morning one vehicle crash. She has been identified as Tammy Paoni, 42, Bismarck.
At 4:08 AM this morning the Bismarck Police Department, Bismarck Fire Department and Metro Area Ambulance responded to the intersection of 21st Street and Thayer Avenue for a report of a one vehicle crash. A witness driving by saw a vehicle that had struck a cement sign pole at the southeast corner of that intersection. The lone occupant of the vehicle was deceased.
The vehicle, a 2000 Ford pickup, had an estimated $5,000 worth of damage and appeared to have been traveling in a southwest direction at the time it struck the sign pole which was on private property. The cause of the crash is under investigation.