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Teen Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into River

skidmarks Teen Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into River

A Becker teen was killed when his vehicle went off the road, and into a river Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. near County Road 16 and County Road 20 in Haven Township.

Authorities received a call of an overturned vehicle in the Elk River. When they arrived, deputies found a black Chrysler 300 upside down and partially submerged.

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office said once the vehicle was towed out of the water, they found 19-year-old Casey Krogstad inside.

Krogstad was sitting in the driver’s seat. He was pronounced dead at the scene and appeared to have died from injuries associated with the crash.

The Sherburne County Dive Team searched the river in the area of the crash and didn’t find anything.

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office is mapping and reconstructing the crash site and investigating the cause of the crash

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