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Forum staff reports, Published October 08 2013

71-year-old Litchville man dies in one-vehicle rollover

LITCHVILLE, N.D. – A 71-year-old Litchville man was killed when he was thrown from his Corvette as it rolled into a soybean field near here Tuesday afternoon.

According to a news release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the man was westbound on a straight level portion of County Road 38 about 3:30 p.m. when he gradually drifted into the ditch.

The convertible Corvette rotated clockwise and rolled, ejecting the man.

He was not wearing a seat belt, the release stated.

The man and the car came to rest in a soybean field, the Highway Patrol said.

The accident happened about a half mile north of Litchville, a city of about 170 people 30 miles south of Valley City.

The accident remains under investigation.