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Published June 17, 2012, 08:56 PM

2 Killed in Rollover Near Rugby, ND

NEAR RUGBY, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Two people were killed in an early Sunday morning crash northwest of Rugby, ND, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

NEAR RUGBY, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Two people were killed in an early Sunday morning crash northwest of Rugby, ND, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

A 17-year-old female from Rugby and a 20-year-old male from Dayton, TN, were killed in the rollover at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Their names have not yet been released.

The 20-year-old male was driving a 1999 Buick Century north on a gravel county road, approaching 70th St. NE, about six miles northwest of Rugby. After passing the intersection, he lost control of the vehicle and drove down into the west ditch.

The Highway Patrol reports the vehicle overturned into the ditch and both occupants were ejected. They were not wearing seat belts and the vehicle was totaled.

Assisting the Highway Patrol at the scene were the Pierce County Sheriff's Office and Rugby police, fire and ambulance.

The crash remains under investigation.

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