Minot man dies after crashing into road building equipment

June 1, 2019

OBERON, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man is dead after crashing a pickup into road construction equipment parked in northeastern North Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says the 30-year-old man was driving a Ford F-250 westbound on Highway 57 when he went through a T-intersection, across Highway 281 and off the road near Oberon early Saturday. The man then crashed into a piece of road construction equipment parked outside the roadway and died at the scene.

The patrol says the man was not wearing a seat belt.

The name of the victim was not released. The crash remains under investigation.

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