MAX, N.D. (AP) -- A Bismarck man is dead after rear-ending a payloader on U.S. Highway 83.
The Highway Patrol did not immediately identify the 55-year-old victim of the Wednesday afternoon crash near Max.
Authorities say the man was driving a van that rear-ended the payloader, which was traveling about 20 mph. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the payloader was taken to a Minot hospital with unspecified injuries.