CASSELTON, N.D. — A Leonard man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Cass County.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the van driven by 61-year-old Erland Wateland drifted into the ditch on state Highway 18 and a short time later struck an intersecting township road.

The crash happened shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, about 2 miles south of Casselton.

The Highway Patrol says Wateland was alone in the vehicle.