One man dies after a crash near Park River

Fatal accident

PARK RIVER, ND (KVRR) – A Park River man was killed after crashing into a tree early Saturday morning.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 60-year-old Roger Johnson was driving west on State Highway 17 around 5 a.m.

While at the “Hoople Turn,” about 7 east of Park River, he went off the road while going around a curve and struck a tree.

The crash is still under investigation.

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