MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities say a construction crew found a 57-year-old man dead in his crashed vehicle Saturday morning in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.
The crew arrived for work in the 3200 block of 50th Avenue in Cady Township and called dispatch just before 5:30 a.m. to report the crashed vehicle. That area of 50th Avenue was closed to traffic due to Interstate 94 construction.READ MORE: 2nd Man Charged In Minneapolis Gun Battle-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick
Officials identified the driver as Daniel M. Gibson, of Knapp, Wisconsin. He was pronounced dead at the scene and was not wearing a seat belt.READ MORE: 'We Will Not Tolerate Sexual Misconduct In Any Form': Minnesota Colleges Investigating Alleged Sex Competition
Authorities do not know what time the crash occurred. The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: 'We Are Pleasantly Surprised': Minnesota's Corn, Soybean Yields Better Than Expected
This crash makes the ninth traffic death recorded by St. Croix County this year.