BOTTINEAU, N.D. — Authorities have identified the 57-year-old man killed in a car crash on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 12, in Bottineau County.

According to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol, John Carl Krogen of Bottineau was traveling south on Bottineau County 57, in a Mercury Grand Marquis just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday when his car left the gravel roadway, entered the east ditch and struck a tree in a ravine. Krogen was found unresponsive at the scene and pronounced dead.

He was not wearing safety restraints, according to the release.

The crash remains under active investigation by NDHP. Bottineau County Sheriff and Bottineau Fire and Ambulance also responded to the crash.

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