Authorities investigating fatal four wheeler accident

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PEMBINA, N.D. - A 55-year old Cavalier, North Dakota man is dead following an accident in Pembina County. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was driving a Polaris Off-Highway 4 wheeler, Friday around 8 P.M.

He was traveling on 134th Avenue northeast about 7 and a half miles northwest of Cavalier, when his vehicle left the road and entered a ditch. The vehicle then ran over some rough roadway and the driver was thrown out of the vehicle sustaining life-threatening injuries.

The man was not wearing a helmet and he died at the scene. His name is being withheld at this time and the crash remains under investigation.