Man dies after car goes in ditch, rolls in SW. Minnesota

  • Updated: October 27, 2013 - 9:04 PM

A man died in a rollover crash in southwestern Minnesota early Sunday, authorities said.

According to the State Patrol: A 22-year-old man from Tyler, Minn., was driving a 1999 Ford Contour northbound on Hwy. 75 near Lake Benton, in Lincoln County, shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The car went off the road, entered the ditch and rolled.

The initial State Patrol report indicates that the driver was not wearing a seat belt and that no alcohol was detected in his system. The driver’s name has not yet been released.

The area is about 180 miles from the Twin Cities.

Chris Havens

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