MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Polk County say a 62-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash involving a semi Monday afternoon.
According to the sheriff’s office, emergency crews responded around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Polk County Road 10 and 405th Street SE.READ MORE: Student Arrested After Traffic Stop In Fridley H.S. Parking Lot Turns Up Large Knives, Fake Grenade
There, officials say a semi was in the ditch and fully engulfed in flames when deputies arrived.READ MORE: Lynx All-Star Napheesa Collier And Partner Welcome Baby Girl, Mila
After the fire was extinguished, emergency crews located the driver’s body in the semi. The victim has been identified as Thomas John Wolbeck of Waubun, Minnesota.MORE NEWS: Man Sustains Life-Threatening Wounds In Northeast Minneapolis Stabbing
The incident remains under investigation.