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: 'It's Very Scary': Minnesota Man Who Worked With U.S. Army Stuck In Afghanistan
There, officials say a semi was in the ditch and fully engulfed in flames when deputies arrived.READ MORE: Elk River Father, Stepmother Sentenced To 40 Years For Death Of 8-Year-Old Girl
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, 28, Hit And Killed By BNSF Train In Crookston
The incident remains under investigation.