Teen Dead After Crash in Mountrail County

(Mountrail County, ND) -- A teenage man is dead after a crash Monday morning in Mountrail County.

The State Highway Patrol says the 19-year-old was driving a 2008 Lexus eastbound on 55th Street Northwest near northbound 90th Avenue Northwest about 7 miles south of Ross when he failed to negotiate a curve to the left and left the roadway to the right. The Lexus struck a signpost and overturned into the east ditch. The driver was ejected from the car, and later pronounced dead at the Stanley hospital. He was not wearing his seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.