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Victim of fiery crash near Devils Lake identified

July 29, 2019

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who died in a fiery crash near Devils Lake.

Authorities say 52-year-old LeRoy Schocker Jr. was driving a pickup truck on state Highway 20 when he left the roadway and struck a large utility pole on Saturday evening.

The pickup caught fire. Schocker, from Devils Lake, died at the scene.

Authorities say conditions were clear and sunny at the time of the crash.

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