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Forum staff reports, Published October 06 2009

Watford City rollover kills Reynolds man

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – A 31-year-old man from Reynolds died Sunday in a crash near Watford City.

Benjamin Cotton was driving a pickup that was towing a car on a trailer when the pickup left the road and overturned in a ditch, according to a report the North Dakota Highway Patrol provided to The Associated Press.

The crash happened about 6:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 85 in McKenzie County.

Cotton, who was thrown from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at a Bismarck hospital, the Highway Patrol report said.

A passenger in the pickup, Joshua Cotton, 24, Cummings, was injured in the crash, the Patrol said.