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Sterling man dies after rollover

MOFFIT -- A 41-year-old Sterling man was killed in a rollover at 6:02 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, on U.S. Highway 83, about 3 miles south of Moffit, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said in a release.

MOFFIT -- A 41-year-old Sterling man was killed in a rollover at 6:02 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, on U.S. Highway 83, about 3 miles south of Moffit, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said in a release.

The man was driving a 1992 Ford F-250 pickup south near mile marker 52 of U.S. 83. The vehicle drifted off the west shoulder and the driver over-corrected back onto the roadway, then over-corrected again and drove into the west ditch. The vehicle rolled onto its passenger side and the driver was partially ejected.

Metro Ambulance Service transported him to St. Alexius’ Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Moffit is about 20 miles southeast of Bismarck.

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Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. The man’s name will be released pending notification of his family.

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