STIRUM, N.D. — A weekend crash in Sargent County involving a dirt bike and a utility vehicle killed the 19-year-old West Fargo man driving the motorcycle.

The Highway Patrol says bike and the UTV collided head-on about 11:30 p.m. Saturday on a rural road near Stirum. The driver died at an Oakes hospital. He wasn’t immediately identified.

Authorities say the motorcycle did not have a headlight.

The 56-year-old Oakes man driving the UTV and a passenger were not injured. Authorities say the driver was arrested and charges are pending, but they did not elaborate. The patrol did say that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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