In Loving Memory of Monte Zak
About Monte Zak
Date of Birth: 09/05/1986
Hometown: East Grand Forks /Tabor
Monte loved music. He worked two part time jobs to pay for music equipment for his band the SHEMBLYS. He loved to snowboard in the winter. He was a computer whiz. He had such a humorous side. He played football at his High School. Loved the New York Jets and Denver Broncos.
Crash Date: 08/19/2004
Crash Location: Grand Forks
Contributing Factors in Crash: Hit by an impaired driver
Monte was a passenger in a car coming home from a Christian Rock Concert that was held in Grafton, North Dakota. The driver of the pickup crossed over the center line and hit the car Monte was in. They hit head on. The driver of the car Monte was in tried to get Monte out before the car started on fire. The driver of the pickup fled the scene and hid for hours. Monte perished in the car.