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Mother, toddler killed in Grand Forks County crash

May 16, 2019 GMT

MANVEL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman and her young son who died when the vehicle she was driving veered off a Grand Forks County road and landed upside down in a river.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened about 3 p.m. Wednesday about three miles south of Manvel. Officials say their Volkswagen Jetta left the roadway and overturned, coming to rest mostly submerged in the Turtle River.

The patrol says the 40-year-old Amanda Brantl, of Mekinock, and her 3-year-old son, Atlas, who was in a car seat, died at a Grand Forks hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.