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Published August 07, 2012, 03:51 PM

Grafton man in fatal rollover crash identified

GRAFTON, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of the 64-year-old Grafton man killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday in Walsh County.

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM , Associated Press

GRAFTON, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of the 64-year-old Grafton man killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday in Walsh County.

Richard A. Nelson was driving his 1996 Ford pick-up to work southbound on McHugh Avenue when his truck veered to the left into the opposite traffic lane, according to the Highway Patrol.

The truck continued onto the east boulevard of the street before striking a tree and overturning, a patrol news release said.

State patrol said Nelson died at the scene of the accident.

The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota State Patrol.

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