FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — A 52-year-old rural Lindstrom man has died after the car he was driving struck a power pole in Franconia Township.
According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred around 1:31 a.m. near the intersection of Olinda Trail and Oldfield Avenue.
They say the man, who hasn’t been identified by name, was at the wheel of a car that struck the pole, rolled on its side and came to rest in a ditch with live wires across it.
The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office and the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office are currently investigating the fatal crash.
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