The Tragic Accident Involving Senator Kevin Cramer’s Son and the DeputyDecember 7, 2023
The adult son of a U.S. senator, Ian Cramer, is in custody after stealing a car and causing a collision that killed a deputy in North Dakota. Ian, 42, drove a stolen 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe and collided with an occupied Mercer County Sheriff’s Office patrol car, resulting in the deputy’s death. Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) acknowledged the incident and explained that his son suffers from serious mental disorders. Ian’s mother, Kris, had taken him to the hospital, but he fled in the car. The senator expressed grief for the deputy’s family and pledged to cooperate with authorities. He also asked for prayers for the lost officer’s family and for healing for Ian.