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Minot man who drove off road, hit construction equipment and died identified

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An ambulance and police vehicles are seen at the seen of an apparent incident where a man was hit by a vehicle in the 1500 block of Third Street North in Fargo about 10 p.m. Friday night, May 31.2 / 2

OBERON, N.D. — Authorities have identified a Minot man who died early Saturday morning, June 1, in a crash southwest of Devils Lake.

Stephen Zewick, 30, was westbound at 12:15 a.m. Saturday on North Dakota Highway 57 about 5 ½ miles northeast of Oberon when he drove through the U.S. Highway 281 T-intersection, according to a news release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol. He drove off the road, hit construction equipment and died at the scene, the release said.

He was not wearing his seat belt. It’s unclear if alcohol or distracted driving contributed to the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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