A pickup truck driver hit a tree and was killed near Nisswa, Minn., authorities said Tuesday.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office located the crash about 9:25 p.m. Monday near the intersection of County Road 18 and Wedgewood Road in Lake Edward Township.

Emergency responders declared the 29-year-old motorist from Nisswa dead at the scene.

Authorities have yet to address what led to the pickup leaving eastbound County Road 18 before crashing.

Paul Walsh