A so-called "medical episode" is blamed for a Monday crash in Burleigh County that killed a Mandan man.

NBC North Dakota News reports the crash happened on Desert Road, off 1804.

Officers say the seventy-one year-old driver veered off the road when he suffered the "episode."

Highway Patrolmen say the man died at the scene.

Identification of the driver is pending and an investigation is underway.

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[Source: NBC North Dakota News]