BISMARCK — A 71-year-old Fort Rice man was killed Memorial Day in a crash south of Bismarck.

The collision occurred around 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 31.

Kenneth Miller was operating a 1978 Spra-Coupe sprayer northbound along the right edge of the roadway on Highway 1806, about 3 miles south of Huff, according to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Robert Stanley, 89, of Mandan, was traveling north when his 2002 Dodge Caravan rear-ended the Spra-Coupe, according to the release.

Both vehicles spun clockwise into the east ditch, the Spra-Coupe coming to rest in the bottom of the ditch facing east, according to the release.

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Miller was ejected and died at the scene.

The Dodge came to rest on the up slope of the ditch facing southwest, according to the release. Stanley was taken to St. Alexius in Bismarck. He was wearing his safety restraints, and his vehicle’s airbags deployed, according to the highway patrol.

Charges are pending against Stanley, according to the highway patrol. The crash remains under investigation.