NEW ENGLAND, N.D. — A trucker from Texas is dead after a crash in the western North Dakota oil patch.

The Highway Patrol says the 62-year-old man from Houston was hauling a load of pipe on state Highway 21 in Slope County when his semi hauling a flatbed trailer went into the ditch and rolled.

The man died at the scene west of New England about 9:30 a.m. Monday. His name wasn’t immediately released.

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