North Dakota Senator Killed in Plane Crash - State and Federal Communications

October 2, 2023  •  

North Dakota Senator Killed in Plane Crash

North Dakota State Capitol - By Bobak Ha'Eri

State Sen. Doug Larsen, his wife, and their two young children died when the small plane they were in crashed in Utah.

Larsen was first elected to the Senate in 2020 and chaired a Senate panel focused on industry and business legislation.

Larsen’s District 34 comprises Mandan, the city neighboring Bismarck to the west across the Missouri River.

District 34 Republicans will appoint a successor to fill out the remainder of Larsen’s term, through November 2024.

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