MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a 62-year-old Deerwood man is dead after a head-on collision with a semi truck Friday night in Crow Wing County.

It happened at about 7:15 p.m. on County Road 12 near Hawks Road in Irondale Township. Authorities say the victim was travelling eastbound on CR 12 in a Chevrolet Silverado when he collided with a westbound Freightliner tractor truck.

It is not known if the semi driver, who is a 59-year-old man from Brainerd, was hurt. The identities of both men involved have not been released. The state patrol is investigating.

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