MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man went missing briefly in St. Louis County Friday evening after crashing his car, according to police.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jonathan Pruse, of Silver Bay, was traveling on Townline Road in east-central St. Louis County Friday evening when he crashed his car.

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Police believed Pruse may have gotten lost in the woods near the crash.

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St. Louis County Sheriff’s Volunteer Rescue Squad, U.S. Forest Service law enforcement and St. Louis County deputies began a search, as cold weather and increasing darkness caused concern for Pruse’s well-being.

Pruse was located shortly after midnight.

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Forest Service officers transported him to Essentia Health Northern Pines where he was treated for hypothermia.