23-year-old killed in rollover caused by blown tire in Williams County

A 23-year-old man is dead after a tire blew out on his pick up truck causing it to roll west of Williston Saturday afternoon.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says around 2:20 p.m. the pick up was northbound on county road 5 about 15 miles west of Williston and 8 miles north of highway 2 when the right rear tire blew out.

The truck rolled and came to rest on it's roof. Troopers say the driver was wearing his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.