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Published March 10, 2010, 07:39 AM

Hettinger man killed in rollover crash

HETTINGER, N.D. (AP) — A Hettinger man has been killed in a rollover crash east of the city.

HETTINGER, N.D. (AP) — A Hettinger man has been killed in a rollover crash east of the city.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the victim as 41-year-old Michael Merwin.

The patrol says Merwin lost control of his pickup on ice- and snow-covered U.S. Highway 12 on Tuesday afternoon. The truck rolled and Merwin became trapped inside when snow came in a broken window.

Merwin was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The patrol says Merwin's passenger, Shane McClough of Hettinger, was treated at the hospital and released.

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