DUNN CENTER, N.D. — Authorities have identified a Killdeer man who died in a crash involving two motorcycles.

The Highway Patrol says 54-year-old Kenneth Whelchel lost control of his motorcycle on a rural road north of Dunn Center, and it went in the ditch shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday. He was pronounced dead at a Dickinson hospital.

A motorcycle that was following Whelchel also went in the ditch. That driver was flown to a Minneapolis hospital for treatment of what the patrol says are serious injuries. He was identified as 23-year-old Zachary Pavlicek, of Dunn Center.

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