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Minneapolis man killed in I-29 accident identified

A 22-year-old Minneapolis man died after an one-car acccident last night near Hillsboro, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The patrol said Elyas Abdulkadir Ali was driving a 2007 Chevrolet HHR southbound through a one-lane construction zone on Interstate 29. Witnesses reported Ali attempted to pass a semi on the shoulder and lost control of the vehicle, which entered a ditch and rolled. Ali was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, the patrol said. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The patrol is investigating the crash.