PETERSBURG, N.D. — A head-on crash on U.S. Highway 2 in northeastern North Dakota over the weekend killed a West Fargo woman.

The Highway Patrol says 71-year-old Sharon Esch was driving a car that was struck head-on by a van that crossed the median and into oncoming traffic about 3:45 p.m. Sunday.

Esch died at the scene near Petersburg. The driver of the van, 45-year-old Malik Yahaya, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, was taken to a Grand Forks hospital with unspecified injuries.