MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 59-year-old Crystal man was killed in a rollover crash just minutes after the new year began.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the fatal crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. Friday on the 20400 block of St. Francis Boulevard Northwest in Nowthen.

Deputies found the vehicle upside down in a ditch. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the car ran off road, rolled over and split a power pole in half before coming to rest on its roof.

No one else was in the vehicle. The victim’s name has not been released.

The sheriff’s office is investigating.

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