MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is dead after crashing his car into a tree Sunday evening in Pine County.

According to the state patrol, the 82-year-old was traveling south on I-35 near milepost 179 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver, identified as Donald Anthony Welter of Pine City, was transported to North Memorial but died from his injuries.

No additional details are available at this time.