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Utility vehicle driver dies in North Dakota crash

August 26, 2019

ARNEGARD, N.D. (AP) — The driver of an off-road utility vehicle has died in a crash in western North Dakota.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Joel Sistrunk of Philadelphia, Mississippi, was driving on a private road near Arnegard Sunday about 5 p.m., crested a hill and lost control of the vehicle, striking a barbed wire fence.

The patrol says the vehicle overturned several times and pinned the victim underneath. Sistrunk was pronounced dead at the scene. A 44-year-old passenger was not injured.

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