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Montana motorcyclist dies from injuries in North Dakota crash

The motorcycle was southbound on McKenzie County Road 16 when the rider failed to negotiate a curve in the road, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

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CARTWRIGHT, N.D. — A 45-year-old motorcyclist from Sidney, Montana, died on Friday, Sept. 30, from injuries he suffered when he crashed in western North Dakota.

The crash happened about 8:08 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, on McKenzie County Road 16, about 3 miles north of Cartwright.

The motorcycle was southbound on County Road 16 when the rider failed to negotiate a curve in the road, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The motorcyclist lost control, entered the ditch and rolled, the patrol said. Authorities have not released his name.

Medics took the motorcyclist to Sidney Health Center in Sidney, Montana. From there he was flown to a hospital in Billings, Montana, where he died of his injuries Friday.

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The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, the patrol said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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