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.