MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol said a man, whose family thinks he was suicidal, died in a head-on accident with a semi truck following a police pursuit in Windom, Minn. Monday.
Police said they were contacted Monday afternoon by a family attempting to locate another family member they were concerned was suicidal.
Just after 8 p.m., police found the man, Jason Clemenson, 41, driving near Windom and stopped him. Clemenson, however, took off and officers pursued his car heading west on Highway 62.
Cottonwood County Police said during the chase, Clemenson had “turned suddenly” into the semi traveling east on Hwy. 62. The State Patrol said it was a head-on accident and he died.
The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.
The State Patrol continues to investigate the accident.