Watford City man killed in vehicle collision on Highway 23

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WATFORD CITY, N.D. - A 24-year-old Watford City man was killed over the weekend on Highway 23 after crashing into a trailer that was being towed by a pick-up.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Ryan Manning was driving east and 46-year old Hilarion Gomez was driving the opposite direction. Gomez lost control of the trailer and Manning crashed into it head-on.

Manning was pronounced dead on scene. His passengers, 24-year-old Jeffrey Hespe and 27-year-old Tyler Barrie were taken to Stanley for medical treatment.