An Ohio man was killed in a traffic accident near Grafton on Thursday night on I-29. The collision occured near mile marker 170. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 49 year old Douglas Pessefall of Sherwood, Ohio had been driving South in the Northbound lane when he crashed into the pickup driven by 23 year old max Johnson of Walhalla. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage to the drivers side. Johnson sustained minor injuries and was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks while Pessefall was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is still under investigation.