FARGO — A North Dakota State University sophomore is in intensive care at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo after a crash in far southeast North Dakota over the weekend.
Broden Frolek, from Lidgerwood, N.D., was injured at about 8:35 p.m. Saturday night, Nov. 28, when his 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix left the roadway, hit an approach, began to roll and ended up in a slough on its top, according to a report from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on Highway 11 about 3 miles east of Cayuga in Sargent County, about 85 miles southwest of Fargo.
It took more than three hours before Frolek was found a short distance from his vehicle, according to the release. He had several injuries and was taken by an air ambulance to Sanford in Fargo.
A friend from NDSU, Connor Jensen, said there was no update on Wednesday, Dec. 2, on Frolek's condition. He said his friend was still unconscious.
He said Frolek was studying ag systems management at NDSU.
A GoFundMe page was set up Jensen and by Wednesday night, Dec. 2, raised more than $42,000 from more than 675 people to help in his recovery. The original goal was to raise $35,000, but was raised to $50,000
Jensen said the family was "definitely" appreciative of his efforts to help out with the fundraiser.