MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 26-year-old man was killed and his 4-year-old son injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday evening.
The crash happened on the 32000 block of Lofton Avenue in Chisago Lake Township just before 9 p.m.READ MORE: Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform Policing
The Chicago County Sheriff’s Office said that the vehicle had apparently left the roadway before striking a tree.READ MORE: Starting Tuesday, Allina Clinics In Minnesota Will Start Vaccinating 12- To 15-Year-Olds
The driver was Harry John Warner of North Branch. He was declared dead at the scene. Warner’s son sustained only minor facial injuries, the sheriff’s department said, and was taken to Regions Hospital as a precautionary measure.MORE NEWS: 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea, Police Ask Public To Avoid Area North Of Hawthorne Street
It was not immediately clear why the vehicle left the road, authorities said. The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting in the investigation.