MINEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Waseca man is dead after the semi-truck he was driving slammed into a hotel in Mankato on Monday.
The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi veered off Highway 14 and crashed into the River Hills Hotel just before 5 p.m.READ MORE: Man Shot By Law Enforcement In Forest Lake Dies; BCA IDs Officers, Deputy Who Opened Fire
Investigators say the driver, 64-year-old Larry Dean Tiede, was not wearing a seatbelt. It’s not clear if anyone else was hurt.READ MORE: Black Friday Stealing Spree: Police Say Suspects ID'd In 'Brazen Mass Thefts’ At Metro Best Buy Stores
Investigators say alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the crash.MORE NEWS: Northern Express Holiday Experience Opens In Excelsior This Friday
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