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Minot man dies in 1-vehicle accident near Ray

An one-vehicle accident northwest of Ray claimed the life of a 24-year-old Minot man, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.

Vladen Jovanovic was killed after the 1999 Chevrolet pickup in which he was a passenger overturned on Williams County Road No. 42 on Friday evening.

Dusan Travica, a 24-year-old from Minot, who was driving the pickup south, drifted over the center line and overcorrected. The pickup entered the west ditch, where it overturned and ejected both Jovanovic and passenger Goran Sisarica, 25 of Minot.

Travica and Sisarica were injured while Jovanovic died while being transported to a hospital. Neither Sisarica nor Jovanovic were wearing safety restraints.

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